Wilderness First Aid [20h]

Monday, May 8, 2023 18:00toWednesday, May 10, 2023 18:00
probably 5th floor GIC facility
$227.44 + taxes

The next 20-hour Wilderness First Aid course will be offered

May 8-9-10, weekdays.

Mon. and Tues. May 8 and 9, 08h30-18h00 and Wen. May 10, 08h30-13h00.

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 near Burnside Hall.


The course will be conducted by Atout Plus, that has offered courses on campus for many years.

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


Cost. The cost per participant will be about $227.44 + taxes.

Participants are asked to pay either by e-transfer or by credit card at the Atout Plus online store.

Link to sign-up https://atoutplus.com/produit/remote-first-aid-mc-gill-may/


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.


The minimum group is 8 participants and maximum group is 12.


Location of course. Burnside Hall, probably 5th floor GIC facility.

Feel free to contact me for more info. Or info [at] atoutplus.com, 514-253-4481. www.atoutplus.com

Tell your friends and colleagues about the course.

Stay safe.


Thank you.




Paula Kestelman


Dept. of Geography

Tel. 514-398-4310

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