Sponsor/Host: Boreal River Rescue
Location: 30 min from downtown Ottawa
Ottawa, ON - Canada
Dates: 4/17/2021 - 4/20/2021
An entry-level course designed for professionals working in significantly remote settings for days or weeks.
Wilderness Advanced First Aid is comprehensive medical training designed for remote professionals or wilderness leaders who venture into remote and challenging environments. Wilderness Medicine differs significantly from standard first aid courses and other training that are oriented toward urban environments. This course teaches how to manage medical emergencies when hospitals and rescue services may not be available for an extensive time period. We prepare students for emergency situations that involve prolonged patient care, severe environments, and improvised equipment.
**If you are using this course to recertify a WMA WEMS certification it is your responsibility to let the sponsor know when registering, and to inform the instructor on the first day of class.**
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Directions to Course Location:
Pick-up & Drop-off:
You can get picked-up and dropped-off at the Ottawa airport, train, or bus station or anywhere downtown for 19 CAD each way.
Pick-ups are before 6pm the day before your course. Drop-offs are the evening that your course ends.
Room and Board:
The course site is a cozy retreat centre on 75 acres of wilderness—bordering Gatineau Park!
You’ll be minutes from the awesome riverside village of Wakefield.
- Option A – Stay on-site in a comfortable shared lodging for 19 CAD/night.
Enjoy the fully equipped kitchen, spacious bedrooms, WIFI, library, fireplace, cozy common areas.
- Option B – Commute from Ottawa/Gatineau (30 minutes)
- Option C – Book a private room at a hotel or B&B in the village of Wakefield, 7km/4.5miles from the course location.
Bring groceries to prepare your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen.
There are grocery stores, restaurants, cafés, and bakeries a short drive away in Wakefield.
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