Wilderness First Aid [20h]

Friday, April 26, 2024 18:00toSunday, April 28, 2024 18:00
probably 5th floor GIC facility
$217 + taxes

The Dept. of Geography is organizing two 20 hour Wilderness First Aid course in April.


The next 20 hour Wilderness First Aid courses will be April 26, 27, and 28, at Burnside Hall.

Friday April 26 evening 18h00 - 22h00, and Saturday and Sunday April 27 and 28, 09h00 – 18h00.


A minimum of 7 committed participants is required to run a course.

If we have fewer than 7 participants before the course, the group will have the option of paying slightly more per person, so the course goes ahead.


Training and topics.

  • 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 taught courses on campus for many years.

Certification and first aid books will be provided.


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


Cost. The cost per participant will be $250 including taxes.

Participants are asked to pay with credit card at the atoutplus.com.

Link. https://atoutplus.com/produit/remote-first-aid-mc-gill-mai-26-27-28/


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


Access to Burnside. Your ID card will need to coded to enter the building and the GIC for those dates.


Feel free to contact me for more info. Tell your friends about the course. Stay safe.






Dept. of Geography

Cel. 438-929-4493


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