WFA to AWFA Upgrade (1 Red Cross Certificate)

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WFA to AWFA Upgrade (1 Red Cross Certificate)

200.00

This course is an additional 20 hours for those who have taken their 20 hour WFA course, and wish to upgrade to the Advanced Course.

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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