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Wilderness First Aid 90 – The Advanced Course

Designed to provide the skills to necessary make critical medical & evacuation decisions for those where responsibility to others demands a high level of decision-making skill and for wilderness trips where there may be complex, difficult evacuations and delays. You will learn to be innovative with your resources and improvise first aid techniques through challenging practical sessions and outdoor simulations.

Includes the Full Menu: Appetizers, Breakfast, Elevenses, Second Breakfast, Dinner and a Double Feature. Add the CPR Level C if you aren’t full.

Wilderness First Aid 50 – The Essential Course

Designed to provide the skills necessary to implement long-term care and stabilization until medical help arrives for those where responsibility to others demands a high level of decision-making skill and for wilderness trips where easy evacuations are possible. You will learn to be innovative with your resources and improvise first aid techniques through challenging practical sessions and outdoor simulations.

Includes: The Appetizers, Breakfast, and the Elevenses. Add the CPR Level C if you aren’t full.

Appetizers

Wilderness First Aid 101

Intro
Raw and to the Point

30

Scope of Practice
Sichuany. Try it.

10

Good Samaritan Law vs. Duty to Care
A starter sized portion of when you’re covered and when you aren’t.

15

Negligence

10

Critical Incident Stress Debriefing

10

Patient History and Vitals
Whet your appetite for first aid by learning how and why to record critical patient history. Comes with a side of taking vitals, including posterior tibial.

50

Infection Risk Management
Personal protective equipment, with side dip of transmission theory.

10

Water Disinfection
Thirsty? Comes with boiling, filtering, chemical treatment and optional coagulation flocculation.

30

Dressings and Bandaging
Slings, Spica wraps, pressure bandages and more.

45

Deadly Bleeding
With pressure and two types of positionings. If you like RICE, you’ll like this.

10

Nosebleeds (Epistaxis)

10

General Principles of Immobilization
It’s like the old joke. If it hurts to move it, don’t move it. Comes with position of function.

45

Arm Splints
Ask about our different sizes.

45

Neck Collars
Firm and well padded. Kind of like pastry, only not really.

45

Pelvic Injury Packaging
Tied and girdled to keep all that goodness in. Make it yourself on a Friday night.

30

Abdominal Injury Packaging
Corrals are sort of like doughnuts, but this one comes with excellent heat loss prevention.

45

Ankle Sprains (Tincture of Benzoine, Tape)
Two parts sticky and one part twisty, great if you want a light snack that’ll keep you going.

20

Leg Splints
Dad’s Favourite! Customizable to your tastes, our leg splints are made fresh-to-order and come with padding, plantars and immobilization.

70

Evacuation Planning
Big enough to share. Comes with how to get out to help, as well as how to bring help in. Includes pre trip planning.

30

Electronic Communication Devices
Sample sized snacks including cell phones, sat phones, PLBs and radios (two different kinds!).

20

Air Evacuation
Helicopter theory. Crunchy or smooth.

30

Shock – Hypovolemia
The perfect meal for anybody pale cool and sweaty. Also perfect for anybody pink warm and dry.

10

Scene Assessment
Looks like an appy, but eats like a meal. Comes with a delectable assortment of hazards, mechanisms, and patients.

10

Triage
More food than you can eat. Where will you start?

10

Primary Survey
A full sized meal to keep you going all day. Comes with Oral Pharyngeal Airways, ¾ prone positions (over easy), and initial shock treatment (white or Whole wheat).

65

Primary Survey Problems
Deadly Bleeding, Unresponsiveness. Great side dishes with an order of Primary Survey.

10

Secondary Survey
Full sized portions of Head to Toe exams, including range of motion. Served with a warm side of Secondary Shock Treatment.

80

Head Injuries
Some are crunchy, some are smooth. Try ‘em all!

15

Spine Injuries
Considered a delicacy in most parts of the world. Find out why.

15

Rib Injuries
Order ‘em above nipple line or below, but the chef recommends you hold the laughter, sneezing, breathing, walking, sitting and standing.

15

Abdominal/Pelvic Injuries
It is what it’s called, so consider this description a bonus: injuries in the abdominal/pelvic regions.

15

Orthopedic Injuries
Classically prepared arm and leg injuries. A good old fashioned ‘meat’ and potatoes meal. *vegan friendly.

15

Wilderness Considerations for CPR
A delicious dish of rigor mortis, dependant lividity and metabolic acidosis. Served on a firm, flat surface.

15

Breakfast

The Most Important Meal of the Day

Dehydration and Electrolyte Imbalance
The beverage selection includes: Water. Choose wisely. Comes with fun extras like sodium and potassium.

20

Drowning and Near Drowning

15

Hypothermia
A cold meal prepared with a careful (mis)selection of equipment, exposure and environment. Pairs superbly with a Burrito (see our appetizer menu).

25

Hyperthermia
Muy Caliente! Imagine the hottest hot wings you’ve ever had and the hottest weather you’ve ever been in. Now imagine them making babies.

20

CO Poisoning
This meal sneaks up on you. Like Iocane powder, you can’t smell it. Unlike Iocane powder, you haven’t built up an immunity.

10

Wound Care Supplies
A veritable Smorgasbord of dressings and tools. Selections include various flavours of gauze and dressings as well as adhesives and antiseptics. Careful with the scalpels!

10

General Small Wound Care
Consists of four ingredients: Clean, Warm, Dry, Debridement. Served with a side of Infection.

20

Frostbite
Kind of like frozen chicken fingers. Only they’re not chicken fingers. They’re yours.

15

Wound Closure Demo
World Famous.

5

Burns
Your choice of Rare, Medium or Third Degree. Soaked before serving and wrapped gently.

20

Sun Damage (Skin & Eyes)
Working on the base is loaded with trans fats. Try our healthy alternative.

20

Blister Prevention and Care
Prevention is more popular with the smart kids, but Care comes with both jelly-filled doughnuts and un-jelly-filled doughnuts.

15

Eye Trauma (Foreign Body Removal Demo)

15

Heart Attack (MI)
Made of equal parts Myo, Cardio, and Infarction, you can have your MI prepared in a variety of ways. This dish is popular with the ladies. Honto.

15

Stroke (CVA)
Two different flavours, embolytic or haemorrhagic. Don’t worry though, they both taste the same.

10

Long Term Care
A meal to sustain you for the long haul. Tasty treats such as homemade diapers and tampon removal. Seasoned with monitoring skills and dressing changes.

20

Scenario Practice

240

2nd Breakfast

The Second Most Important Meal of the Day

Risk Management
A build it yourself type meal. Choose your dose of likelihood and your dose of consequence. Mix thoroughly and see what happens.

90

Med Forms/Participant Screening
Mmn. Paperwork is tasty. And even if it isn’t, your body needs it. Eat up, junior.

30

Medication in the Wilderness
Some flavour combinations are awesome. Like Peanut butter and Guava beans. And then there are an acquired tastes, like medications and the wilderness.

30

Orthopedic Re-alignment
A fun food served at funny angles. You can fix it up yourself. One elbow per arm, please.

30

Dislocations
A selection of joints that you can reduce (make less bad). Please stick to the menu options. No special orders.

60

Clearing the Spine
Don’t order a big meal if you don’t need one. Maybe this dish, made of focused exams, will be all you need to be full.

60

Anaphylaxis
100% peanut free. We cannot guarantee, however, that our lesson hasn’t come into contact with shellfish, or containers holding shellfish. Comes with practice Auto-injector.

60

First Aid Kits
An assortment of things from this menu would make a great take home doggy bag. But which to choose? Find out here.

15

Written Test
No stress provided. If you want any, bring it with you.

90

Elevenses

Fun Anytime, Goes Great with Breakfast!

Outdoor Simulation TrainingThe Chef’s Special
Tasty scenario-based training complete with patients, predicaments, and moulage. Seasoned with the best local elements (in season). It’s like a super-awesome buffet.

430

Rolls, Slides and Lifts
Different ways to move your patients around when necessary. Best selection in town.

60

Burrito (Heat Loss Prevention)
A carefully wrapped package with an impressive variety of insulators. Spiced with warm water bottles.

20

Patient Evacuation
Choose from a variety of back carries and stretcher selections, or order lots to share.

90

Dinner and A…

Not Too Ill to Eat Dinner, Are You?

Life Threatening Injuries
An exciting dish comprised of flail chest, pnuemothorax, hemothorax, and tension pneumothorax.

45

Lightning

10

Illness and History Documentation
Paperwork is the cornerstone of any good first aid diet.

10

Detailed Patient Exams – Illness
For those who like to poke, prod and listen. Your choice of CNS exam, chest exam, or abdominal exam.

60

Chronic Illness
A dish to enjoy again and again. Comes in four flavours: seizure, asthma, angina and diabetes.

70

Chronic Medical Problems
Nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, constipation fecal impaction, and peptic ulcers. All of your favourites in one place.

15

Severe Abdominal Illness
For –itis lovers. Appendicitis, Pancreatitis, cholecystitis, pylonephritis and peritonitis. Oh, and Kidney stones.

20

Genitourinary Conditions
Boys or girls: enjoy a helping of Urinary Tract infection.

10

Female Specific Problems
Vaginal infections, toxic shock syndrome and pregnancy complications strong enough for a man, but pH balanced for a woman.

10

Male Specific Problems
Epididymitis and Testicular torsion. Both come in only one flavour: Ouch!

10

Zooinosis, Envenomation, Poisoning
If food poisoning (ingested poisoning) isn’t enough for you, try a helping of hymenoptra bites, black widow spider bites, rattlesnake bites, rabies, tick-borne diseases and hanta virus pulmonary syndrome.

60

Trenchfoot
Capture the romantic feeling of Europe in the 1930s. In your boots. Comes with Blebs.

10

Eye Injuries/Disorders

20

Dental Injuries/Disorders

20

Overuse Injuries

15

Wound Closure Practical
A house specialty and crowd favourite.

20

Double Feature

What’s Dinner Without a Show?

Two For the Price of… Well, Two. 600ea.
A double dose of entertainment, just like the old fashioned grind-houses of yore from long ago. Each feature comes replete with scenario practicals including simulated injuries, theater makeup and a healthy dose of whatever elements are in season.

1200

Complimentary (It’s Free!)

No Hidden Charges, Honest

Exams
Primary Survey exam, Secondary survey exam, Illness exam and Written exam. As always, stress is not provided, but you can bring your own if you really, really want to.

600

CPR LEVEL C

The Seventh Food Group!
Offered as additional workshop on specific dates and locations only.

Accelerated CPR
This ain’t your grand-pappy’s CPR class. A or C flavoured CPR with all the fixings. And all the trimmings, too.

240

 


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