Wilderness & Remote First Aid - Friday, Jun 16, 2017
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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
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
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
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75%
min passing grade on written exam
3- year certification in Wilderness & Remote
First Aid, CPR Level C and AED
Bone, muscle and joint injuries,
Sudden medical emergencies,
Breathing and circulation Emergencies,
Cardiac and respiratory arrest (includes
Evacuation: transporting the ill or injured
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
given the weather of the day
Recommended Items to Bring:
Food and drink for the day
How to Get There:
The course starts at 6:00pm at the North Hill
at 1632- 14th Ave NW on the second floor in
252. Access is via the mall itself and the hall
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
to allow yourself to find the room. Please see
link for location map:
Cost of course: the cost of this course is
per person and is payable to the Alpine Club of
Canada Calgary Section. Please make payment to
treasurer (cheques sent to Box 1995, Calgary, AB
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
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
to the participant list. As the ACC is paying on
per participant basis, once you are registered,
would only allow a cancellation if we have
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.