Wilderness & Remote First Aid - Friday, Jun 16, 2017

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The Basics:
Event Type: Course 
Event Location: Northhill Mall room #252 on 2nd Floor (go via coridor next to Telus store to get access to second floor) for the Friday night and Kamp Kiwanis for Saturday and Sunday 
Date(s) & Time:   Friday, Jun 16, 2017 06:00 PM  
Registration Cut Off:   Friday, Jun 02, 2017 01:00 PM  
Event Duration: Two and one half days 
Difficulty Rating:   D1 - See Conversion Chart  
Trip Coordinator(s):   Andy Strangemann
Hernando Ortega Arango
 

Participant Info:
Who's Invited:   Members Only  
Attendee Screening:   Attendees are Pre-Screened
Maximum Group Size: 12
Maximum No. Guests: 0
Minimum Group Size: 12
Maximum No. Guests Per Member: 0
Number Registered So Far:   12 (View sign-ups, waiting list)
Are Dogs Permitted:   No

Itinerary:

Is it time for you to get your first aid again and want to add a wilderness component? Here is your opportunity to take a course alongside your fellow ACCers!

The training and Leadership Committee is organizing a Wilderness & Remote First Aid course through the Canadian Red Cross for our trip leaders. This basic level Wilderness & Remote First Aid course covers the material in the standard first aid & CPR, plus special material on techniques for wilderness and remote areas. The course also covers strategies for providing extended care for up to 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.

20 hours taught over 2 ½ days Friday June 16th 6:00 - 10:00pm Sat & Sun, Jun 17th and 18th 8:00am - 5:00pm by a Red Cross wilderness & remote first aid instructor

Completion Requirements: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min passing grade on written exam
Certification: 3- year certification in Wilderness & Remote First Aid, CPR Level C and AED
Course content:
  • Planning,
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries,
  • Your health,
  • Sudden medical emergencies,
  • Assessment,
  • Environmental emergencies,
  • Airway emergencies,
  • Poisons,
  • Breathing and circulation Emergencies,
  • Extended care,
  • Cardiac and respiratory arrest (includes CPR-C),
  • Evacuation: transporting the ill or injured person,
  • Wound care,
  • Head and spine injuries
Cost of course: The cost of this course is $236.25 per person and is payable to the Alpine Club of Canada Calgary Section.

Please make payment to our treasurer (cheques sent to Box 1995, Calgary, AB T2P 2M2), or e- transfer to treasurer@acccalgary.ca
As per our course subsidy policy the section will reimburse you $200 of this course, once you provide us a copy of the course certificate and a trip waiver of a trip you ran either 12 months before or after taking this course.

Required Items to Bring:
Bring along pen and paper, some outdoor gear, including your pack, the gear you would normally take on a trip. appropriate clothing to allow you to work outdoors given the weather of the day

Recommended Items to Bring:
Food and drink for the day

How to Get There:
Event Directions:   The course starts at 6:00pm at the North Hill Mall at 1632- 14th Ave NW on the second floor in Suite 252. Access is via the mall itself and the hall to the professional centre is next to the Telus store. Please note that you are not allowed to park by the Sears store or you will receive a ticket. Please try to be there a few minutes early to allow yourself to find the room. Please see the link for location map: https://titanhealth.ca/training-locations/  

Notes:
Cost of course: the cost of this course is $236.25 per person and is payable to the Alpine Club of Canada Calgary Section. Please make payment to our treasurer (cheques sent to Box 1995, Calgary, AB T2P 2M2) As per our course subsidy policy the section will reimburse you up to $200 towards this course, once you provide us a copy of the course certificate and a trip waiver of a trip you ran either 12 months before or after taking this course.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our participant responsibility guidelines!

Once you have made the payment you will be registered to attend and moved from the wait list to the participant list. As the ACC is paying on a per participant basis, once you are registered, we would only allow a cancellation if we have someone that can take your place.
*Cancellation Policy*: If a participant is unable to attend a paid course or trip, there will be no refund unless the participant finds a suitable replacement that is acceptable to the trip coordinator. It will then be the participant's responsibility to recover funds from the replacement. If the coordinator cancels an event, participants get a refund (less any non- recoverable costs).
The Calgary Section of the Alpine Club of Canada is a not for profit / flow through course and trip provider. We organize courses and trips based on member demand and divide any costs that we incur between event attendees. In other words, we only charge attendees what it costs us to provide courses or trips.

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Registration for this event closed on Friday, June 02, 2017 at 01:00 PM.