Wilderness First Aid [20h]

Thursday, November 30, 2023 18:00toSaturday, December 2, 2023 18:00
probably 5th floor GIC facility
$227.44 + taxes

Contact Paula Kestelman, Geography department, for registration; 514-398-4310, paula.kestelman [at] mcgill.ca.

We have some interest in holding a 20 hour Wilderness First Aid course in early December. On either

  1. Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and 2, 2023. Friday Nov. 30, 4 hour session, Saturday and Sunday December 1, 2023 8 hours each day. Or,
  2. Dec. 8 and 9, 2023. Saturday and and Sunday December 8 and 9, 10 hours each day.


The training includes


· CPR and AED cardiac defibrilation.

· First Aid treatment of injuries - basics and specifics for remote locations.

· Assessing and stabilizing injuries in preparation for emergency evacuation.

· 3 - 4 outdoor simulations outside Burnside Hall.


The course will be conducted by an instructor with the Red Cross.


20-hour WFA and CPR AED Certifications will be provided and need to be renewed after 2-3 years.


Some research grants cover the cost of Wilderness First Aid training, so ask your supervisors.


Membership with McGill Outdoors Club MOC might quality you for a discount on the WFA fees.


Cost. The cost per participant is $250 + taxes.


We need a minimum of 6 persons. If you are interested, please contact me by phone at 514-398-4310, by email at paula.kestelman [at] mcgill.ca.


Tell your friends and colleagues about the course. Stay safe.


Paula Kestelman


Dept. of Geography

Tel. 514-398-4310

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