4/27/2019 - 4/30/2019
Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre
Parry Sound, ON P0G 1G0 - Canada
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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 WEMT it is your responsibility to let the sponsor know when registering, and to inform the instructor on the first day of class.**
Parry Sound is located:
240 km. north of Toronto on Highway 400
160 km. south of Sudbury on Highway400 (formerly Highway 69)
150 km. south-west of North Bay
The Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre. is located on Nine Mile Lake Road off of Highway 124, 7 km. east of Parry
Room and Board:
Free on-site camping available at the Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre. There is a building onsite with wood stove, kitchen, fridge, and bathrooms (no showers) available for student use.
Participants will need to pack a lunch, as there are no easily available food options close to the Georgian Nordic Outdoor Activity Centre.