Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA)

WMA International - Logo high resThis 4 day, 40 hour WMA Canada course is perfect for recreational outdoor enthusiasts that want the basic knowledge to help them travel safely and enjoyably in the back country. Many common topics are covered during the class discussion and practiced in the field scenarios.

Course Highlights

  • No Prerequisites and Includes Heartsaver CPR
  • Long Term Care of the Sick and Injured
  • Improvisation Skills
  • Patient Packaging and Evacuation Techniques
  • Hands-on training and simulations with theatrical make-up and video feedback
  • Wilderness Medical Protocols: Anaphylaxis Treatment including injection training, Advanced Wound Management, Modified CPR, Spinal Assessment
Duration: 40 hours
2017 Course Dates September 28th to October 1st, 2017
WAFA Price: Register By July 30th, 2017 $514.00 per person + 5% GST
Register By August 30th, 2017 $544.00 per person + 5% GST
Register August 31st, 2017 or later $564.00 per person +5% GST

This course is an excellent choice for people who want the fundamentals of wilderness first aid in an easy to understand package. Basic Certifications are included in course cost. To register for this course please contact us at school@upnorthadventures.com

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Being prepared in the back country is more than a Boy ScoutWMA International - Logo high res motto. It’s essential for travel in the remote Yukon wilderness. Wilderness Medical Associates Canada courses are the industry standard for Guides, Instructors and Outdoor Professionals across North America.

The WFR is not just for people earning a living in the outdoors. If you find yourself in places that may take more than a few minutes to get help, this is the course for you! A full range of topics spread out over an 8 day, 80 hour course will ensure you are as ready as possible to head outside. Hands on training balanced with classroom work make this the most comprehensive wilderness medical course available. Several Certifications included in course tuition.

Course Highlights

  • Comprehensive Patient Assessment Skills
  • Hands-on simulations with theatrical make-up and video feedback
  • Wilderness Medical Protocols: anaphylaxis treatment, dislocation reduction, spinal assessment, advanced wound management, modified CPR protocol
  • Accident Management and Leadership
  • Long Term Care of the Sick and Injured
  • Improvisation Skills
  • Basic Search and Rescue
  • Patient Packaging and Evacuation Techniques
Duration: 80 hours
2017 Course Dates: September 28th to October 1st, 2017 and October 3rd to 6th, 2017
WFR Price: Register By July 30th, 2017 $910.00 per person + 5% GST
Register By August 30th, 2017 $925.00 per person + 5% GST
Register August 31st, 2017 or later $940.00 per person +5% GST

To register for this course please contact us at school@upnorthadventures.com

WFR Re-Cert & WAFA Bridge

This course is for those who wish to upgrade from a WAFA to aWMA International - Logo high res
WFR, or have to Re-Certify their WFR status.

Duration: 40 hours
2017 Course Dates: October 3rd to 6th, 2017
WFR Re-Cert & WAFA Bridge Price: Register By August 2nd 2017 $514.00 per person + 5% GST
Register By September 1st, 2017 $544.00 per person + 5% GST
Register September 2nd, 2017 or later $564.00 per person +5% GST

To register for this course please contact us at school@upnorthadventures.com