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Dates and Prices

This program includes a four hour class on the first evening and then two full days of instruction on days 2 & 3.

Price

$295 CDN includes instruction and course materials. GST is extra.

Trip Cancellation Insurance is available through the Simpson Group.

Is it for you?

No prior first-aid certification is required for this course. Minimum age is 16 years. Sportsmen, mountain bikers, climbers, hikers and those who spend time in the backcountry are strongly encouraged to take this first aid training.

Wilderness Remote Responder

The Remote Responder program is a great introduction to Wilderness First Aid. Designed for the weekend warrior who recreates with their friends in activities such as mountain biking and sport climbing. It is taught entirely from the perspective of delayed help and enables the participant to perform valuable treatments that will lessen the severity of injuries and contribute to speedier recovery times in the case of an unfortunate incident.

Rocky Mountain Adventure MedicineBeing fully recognised as meeting the standards set down by the Alberta Workplace Health and Safety for "standard" first aid, it is also a valuable workplace qualification for those working in more remote environments.

We have a lot of material to cover in our 20 hours of instruction. Please come prepared for an intensive weekend of training. 

Agenda

This program is 20 hours:  first evening - 6pm - 10pm, full days 2 and 3 (8:30am - 5pm). Mornings are devoted to lectures and quizzes. Afternoons are devoted to practical hands-on sessions.

Certification

RMAM certification is recognized throughout Canada (including the  Alberta Occupational Health and Safety). Successful students will receive a certification card from RMAM, which is valid for 3 years.

Successful completion of this course is based on attendance (100% required), and performance on both written and practical tests.

Curriculum

  • Principles of extended care
  • Medical-legal issues
  • Communicable diseases
  • CPR and AED skills
  • Patient assessment
  • Airway management
  • Shock
  • Wound management
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Head and facial trauma
  • Spinal injuries
  • Lightning
  • Heat injuries and dehydration
  • Cold injuries
  • Allergies and anaphylaxis
  • Drowning / near drowning
  • Changes in level of consciousness
  • Respiratory distress
  • Cardiology
  • Diabetes
  • Outdoor first aid kits
  • Bivouac skills
  • Packaging and transportation