Licensed Training Company: WMAI Canada
Host: Boreal River Rescue
Location: Ottawa, ON area
Cantley, QC - Canada
Dates: 11/18/2023 - 11/19/2023
The best and most comprehensive course of its kind to offer relevant and realistic first-aid training for seasonal outdoor activities or short term wilderness endeavors and pursuits.
Wilderness First Aid is a two-day introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills. It is targeted to the outdoor enthusiast on day trips or short adventures. The course is taught by professional instructors with significant patient care and backcountry experience.
Prior to enrolling in a course, please review our Functional Position Description. The criteria set forth in this document allows students to self-assess their ability to meet the demands of both a WMAI course as well as the demands of a certified wilderness medical provider in the field.
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Room and Board:
Lodging Option A – $39 / night
Stay onsite in shared bedrooms at Ciel et Bois — a retreat centre with a fully equipped kitchen to prepare your own meals, comfortable bedrooms (bedding included), wifi, wood-burning stoves, and cozy common areas.
Lodging Option B – Stay or live elsewhere in the region
Ottawa Pick-up and drop-off
We can pick you up and drop you off at the airport, train, bus station, or downtown Ottawa for $39 each way.
Pick-ups are before 6pm the day before your course. Drop-offs are the evening that your course ends.
See availability and register anytime on the Boreal River Rescue website. Contact the BRR office with questions or if you’d like to register over the phone.
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