Advanced WFA Upgrade / Recert (20 Hrs)

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Advanced WFA Upgrade / Recert (20 Hrs)

245.00

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This 20 hour upgrade course adds advanced treatment, leadership and management skills to your SWFA training, earning you a lovely Red Cross Advanced Wilderness & Remote First Aid certification.

* A valid 20 hour Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid certificate or equivalent is required to register for this course. Please contact us if you are unsure of your qualification.

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Advanced Wilderness First Aid Course Topics

Includes all Standard WFA topics, plus

Outdoor Leadership

  • Trip planning & preparation.
  • Forms, recording, & legal concerns.
  • Medical disclosure forms.
  • Client expectations.
  • Managing Multiple Casualty Incidents (MCIs)
  • Scene Command & Medical Leadership

Risk Awareness & Management

  • Human & Environmental Hazards Model.
  • Critical Incident Stress.

Advanced Medical Topics

  • Hemostasis & The Body's 7 Basic Needs
  • Advanced Airway Management
  • Rescue Breathing with a Bag-Valve-Mask
  • Advanced Asthma & Anaphylaxis Treatments
  • Advanced HemCon (tourniquets)
  • Pain management
  • Advanced Infection Management (wound packing)

Advanced Trauma Treatments

  • Realigning Fractures
  • Reducing Dislocations
  • Assessing & Discontinuing Spinal Precautions
  • Evacuation techniques with Spinal Motion Restriction
  • Considerations of care beyond 24 hours.
  • Altitude Emergencies
  • Climbing Emergencies