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Name: Advanced Wilderness First Aid
Starts: Fri May 03, 2019
Return: Tue May 07, 2019

Registration opens: Fri Apr 05, 2019
Event category: Guided Instruction
Difficulty grade: C1  [?]
For members only: Yes
Screening used: No
Max participants: 10

Organizer: Marlaina Rhymer
Profile info:
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Participant Information

This is a private course for BCMC members provided by Canada West Mountain School and Wilderness Medical Consultants. This Advanced Wilderness First Aid (AWFA) course is for anyone who visits wilderness areas where hospital care is not easily accessible. Students will learn how to implement long-term care and stabilize patients until rescue is available or additional help arrives. Medical techniques covered include but are not limited to anaphylaxis, wound management, patient assessment and spine clearing exam. We offer full certification in CPR (C) with AED as part of this course.

Base course fee: $476 for members ($595 regular) 

Logistics: The course will begin at 4pm on Day 1, an evening session for CPR. The following days will be full days starting at approximately 8am in North Vancouver. Expect a mixture of classroom and field sessions, and dress appropriately for the weather.

Online Registration Process: (READ CAREFULLY!)

(1) Click "Join this Trip" on the left hand side of the page. You will be added to the Waiting List

(2) Complete your payment directly with CWMS at this link: https://themountainschool.com/program/wilderness-first-aid-advanced/ using the promo code on the left hand side of the page under "Course Online Payment". This link will be visible once you're on the Waiting List

(3) You will receive a confirmation email from CWMS once your payment is completed. Forward your confirmation email to courses@bcmc.ca. You will then be added to the Confirmed List

(4) Keep an eye on your inbox for further information

Trip Organizer and Volunteer Incentive Program:

If you've volunteered your time as either:

(1) a trip organizer with 4 or more outdoor trips in the past 12 months, you may apply for a 25% debate off the course fee, or

(2) a course instructor as the primary volunteer organizer in the past 12 months, you may apply for a 50% refund off the course fee.

To apply, email courses@bcmc.ca with your request, along with a list of recent trips/courses you have been the primary organizer for.

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