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Wilderness Advanced First Aid

Course Details

The Wilderness Advanced First Aid is the perfect entry-level course for outdoor adventurers and outdoor professionals who may need to provide patient care when help is delayed for hours to days. The course focuses on basic lifesaving skills, patient assessment, field care for common injuries and illnesses, environmental illnesses, and proper reporting for rescue assistance.

Course Location: Madawaska Kanu Centre

What’s included:

4 days of instruction

Course books

Camping

What’s optional:

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner ($95)

Lunch only ($30)

Dinner only ($35)

Please indicate on your registration form if you would like to be included on the meal plan and to what extent. We ask that you choose the option that best suits you for all days of the course, as MKC cannot accommodate variations in meals on different days, e.g. you choose lunch-only one day and dinner-only another.

Full Course Description
Host: Braiding Rivers
Licensed Training Company: Braiding Rivers
Date
6/3/24 - 6/6/24
Cost
CA$600.00
Location
Barry's Bay, Ontario Canada

Wilderness First Responder

Course Details

This course will run as a 4-day WAFA, then a 4-day bridge with a day off in between.

The Wilderness First Responder is a comprehensive medical training for outdoor educators, guides, professional search and rescue teams, and others who work and adventure in remote settings. Learn the essential skills, knowledge, and critical thinking required to assess and manage medical problems in low-resource environments for days and weeks if necessary.

Full Course Description
Host: Braiding Rivers
Licensed Training Company: Braiding Rivers
Date
6/3/24 - 6/11/24
Cost
CA$1,110.00
Location
Barry's Bay, Ontario Canada

Bridge (WAFA to WFR)

Course Details

Build on your Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) skills to transition to the scope of practice and competency of a Wilderness First Responder (WFR). This course must be taken within three years of WAFA certification to qualify. Pre-course review is required to ensure you have the foundational knowledge to successfully bridge from a WAFA to a WFR in 4 days.

Course Location: Madawaska Kanu Centre

What’s included:

4 days of instruction

Course books

Camping

What’s optional:

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner ($95)

Lunch only ($30)

Dinner only ($35)

Please indicate on your registration form if you would like to be included on the meal plan and to what extent. We ask that you choose the option that best suits you for all days of the course, as MKC cannot accommodate variations in meals on different days, e.g. you choose lunch-only one day and dinner-only another.

Full Course Description
Host: Braiding Rivers
Licensed Training Company: Braiding Rivers
Date
6/8/24 - 6/11/24
Cost
CA$600.00
Location
Barry's Bay, Ontario Canada

WFR Recertification

Course Details

The Wilderness Advanced First Aid is the perfect entry-level course for outdoor adventurers and outdoor professionals who may need to provide patient care when help is delayed for hours to days. The course focuses on basic lifesaving skills, patient assessment, field care for common injuries and illnesses, environmental illnesses, and proper reporting for rescue assistance.

Course Location: Madawaska Kanu Centre

What’s included:

4 days of instruction

Course books

Camping

What’s optional:

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner ($95)

Lunch only ($30)

Dinner only ($35)

Please indicate on your registration form if you would like to be included on the meal plan and to what extent. We ask that you choose the option that best suits you for all days of the course, as MKC cannot accommodate variations in meals on different days, e.g. you choose lunch-only one day and dinner-only another.

Full Course Description
Host: Braiding Rivers
Licensed Training Company: Braiding Rivers
Date
6/8/24 - 6/11/24
Cost
CA$600.00
Location
Barry's Bay, Ontario Canada

Hybrid Wilderness First Responder

This course requires pre-course work.
Course Details

This course is taught in English. The course site, Ciel et Bois, is 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa in Cantley, QC. The beautiful property is surrounded by hundreds of acres of backcountry where you can hike, run, bike, cross-country ski and connect with nature.

Full Course Description
Licensed Training Company: Boreal River Rescue
Date
10/26/24 - 10/30/24
Cost
CA$1,059.00
Location
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Hybrid WFR Recertification

This course requires pre-course work.
Course Details

This course is taught in English. The course site, Ciel et Bois, is 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa in Cantley, QC. The beautiful property is surrounded by hundreds of acres of backcountry where you can hike, run, bike, cross-country ski and connect with nature.

Full Course Description
Licensed Training Company: Boreal River Rescue
Date
11/1/24 - 11/3/24
Cost
CA$499.00
Location
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Wilderness Advanced First Aid

Course Details

To register for courses, you can use the link provided here, or go to our website and click on the “Register Now” tab. This will direct you to our Registration Form where you will select options for your program. Once complete, we will send you an invoice for payment of required fees with payment options and applicable policies.

Full Course Description
Host: Paddlefoot
Licensed Training Company: Wilderness Safety Systems
Date
11/9/24 - 11/12/24
Cost
$525.00
Location
Muskoka, Ontario Canada

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