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Advanced Wilderness Upgrade Course
This course is an Advance Wilderness Upgrade for anyone who has completed thier Basic Wilderness Course in the last 12 months.
This course consists of comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques for those who need a higher level of training to work and respond to emergencies in isolated or wilderness settings. Training is also suitable for those who act as assistant overnight guides, day guides or supervisors for groups of people. The course covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR/AED, plus advanced strategies for providing extended care for more than 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training. Course consists of evening first-aid scenarios and day time scenarios 80% of this course is taught outside. It is important that students taking this course are prepared for being in the wilderness.
Course content includes the following:
Preparation and planning
Cold- and heat-related emergencies
What is the P.L.A.N.?
Breathing and circulation emergencies
First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
Evacuation and transportation
Head and spine injuries
Extended Care - monitoring the patient
Bone, muscle and joint injuries
Spinal injury management
Outdoor food safety
Long Term Care
Full Course Length: 20 Hours
Recertification: 0 Hours