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Trip Information
Name: Wilderness and Remote First Aid (20 hr)
Starts: Fri Nov 04, 2016
Meetup:
Return: Sun Nov 06, 2016

Registration opens: Thu Oct 13, 2016
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: B1  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 12

Organizer: Marlaina Rhymer
Profile info:
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Participant Information

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Come join this 20 hour Wilderness and Remote First Aid course exclusively for BCMC members. The course will be taught by Spiritus Training (spiritustraining.com) and will take place at Place Maillardville in Coquitlam and Mundy Park.

Spiritus Wilderness Medical Training seeks to empower you with the physical and mental tools to grow in skill and confidence. We've been keeping it real and providing more than just a card, since 2001. Programs will engage you and are customized to your realities by matching scenarios to environments. 

Course Includes:
- 3 year, Nationally recognized certification through the Canadian Red Cross. 
- CPR/AED - C certification (with Bag Valve Mask - BVM)
 
WRFA OUTLINE 2016
 
Day 1 - (1800-2200) - TOPIC
Introduction & Course Overview
Medical-Legal Considerations
Trip Planning
Patient Assessment - Primary Survey
Airway Management
CPR and AED - C
Body Systems Review
Shock
 
Day 2 - (0900-1800) - TOPIC
Lifting & Moving Patients
Patient Assessment - Secondary Survey
Scenarios and Practice Sessions
- Respiratory Emergencies
- Cardiovascular Emergencies
- Metabolic & Allergic Reactions
- Cold Emergencies
- Wound Management & Infection
Night Scenario (2200 - 2330) - 1.5 hr long scenario in the dark with actors (if I can get them otherwise we will pull people from the group)
 
Day 3 - (0900-1800) - TOPIC
Review
Scenarios & Practice Sessions
- Head Injuries
- Spinal Injury Management
- Musculoskeletal Injuries
- Abdominal Pain
- Heat Emergencies
- Altitude Illness
Exam (50 multiple choice) 

 

Course fee:
$210 + 5% tax = $220.50 per person (regular $250 + tax)

Registration process: 
1) after you've register online your name will automatically be added to the "Waiting List", which will give you access to the PayPal *Pay Now*button so you can pay the course fee online.  Please do so ASAP, thank you.
2) after your payment has been confirmed by PayPal, the organizer will move your name to the "Confirmed List" and a email will be sent informing you've been confirmed to attend the course.  
 
Trip Organizer & Volunteer Instructor Incentive Program:
If you've volunteered your time as either:  
a) Trip Organizer with 4 or more outdoor trips in the past 12 months, you may apply for a 25% rebate off the course fee ($55), or
b) Course Instructor (primary volunteer organizer) in the past 12 months, you may apply for a 50% refund off the course fee ($110).
Please email bcm
c.courses@gmail.com with your request, along with a list of recent trips and/or course(s) you have been the primary organizer for.
  
We need a minimum of 8 participants to run this course, so please sign up ASAP so we can confirm numbers. If you've paid (are on the Confirmed List) and there are less than 8 Confirmed participants, then we will either fill the open spots by allowing non-BCMC members to join the course, or we'll cancel the course and refund your payment fully.  Here is a link to our Course Refund Policy, just in case.
 
If you have any questions, ideas, or concerns, feel free to contact Marlaina Rhymer, the BCMC Courses & Camps Chair and coordinator for this course.
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