WILDERNESS FIRST AID COURSE

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WILDERNESS FIRST AID COURSE BY THE AMERICAN SAFETY & HEALTH INSTITUTE WILDERNESS FIRST AID 14 Hours
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What is the wilderness first aid course and the wilderness first aid course qualification?

If you love the outdoors or spend most of your time outdoors, either for work or as a personal hobby, and are looking to equip yourself with the right skills and tools to handle an emergency, then our “Wilderness First Aid” course by the “American Safety & Health Institute” (ASHI) may be best suited for you. Thw Wilderness First Aid course, which is part of our first aid courses, is one of our most advanced courses, and will require that you already have a certification in adult CPR and the use of an AED. Completion of a basic first aid course is strongly encouraged prior to sitting this program.

The duration of this course is 14 hours with a practical assessment and multiple-choice theory assessment. Upon successful completion of the assessment you will get your certificate and license within 24 hours from sitting the course and it will be valid for 2 years from the date of issue.

How is This Course Taught & Assessed?

Both traditional face to face classroom teaching, and blended e-learning options are available.

What will I learn on the wilderness first aid course?

  1. Know how to assess a scene and incident
  2. Moving and Lifting a conscious and unconscious casualty
  3. How mange a casualty suffering from shock
  4. How to clean, close and dressing of wounds
  5. How to control bleeds and major wounds
  6. How to deal with facial injuries
  7. How to deal with head, neck or back injuries
  8. How to deal with Heat and Cold emergencies
  9. How to help casualties with breathing difficulties and shortness of breath
  10. How to deal with poisoning, bites and stings
  11. How to protect yourself from the elements
  12. Understanding emotional considerations
  13. How to deal with Abdominal Problems
  14. How to deal with Pain, Severe Pressure or discomfort in the chest
  15. How to deal with Lighting strikes
  16. How to recognise and deal with Altitude Illnesses
  17. Understand Altered Mental Status
  18. How to deal with Drowning incidents

Does wilderness first aid include CPR?

Yes, wilderness first aid includes the fundamental knowledge and skillset of how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation on an individual in distress

How is the wilderness first aid course taught & assessed?

The wilderness first aid course is one of our most advanced courses, and will require that you already have a certification in adult CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Completion of a basic first aid course is strongly encouraged prior to sitting this program. You can complete any of our other first aid courses, prior to joining our wilderness first aid course.

Blueguard ME’s Wilderness First Aid course is designed to provide students with the necessary cognitive knowledge to immediately manage medical emergencies in a remote location, and to initiate and participate in the process of evacuation. This course includes a significant amount of time for practicing skills with hands-on exercises, and for applying those skills to simulated wilderness emergencies. You will physically be learning wilderness first aid with one of our instructors in the desert or other outdoor location.

The duration of this course is 14 hours with a practical assessment and multiple-choice theory assessment. All students must perform the required skills competently without assistance. Upon successful completion of the assessment you will get your certificate and license within 24 hours from sitting the course.

What are the requirements to take the wilderness first aid course?

The wilderness first aid course is one of our most advanced courses, and will require that you already have a certification in adult CPR and the use of an AED. Completion of a basic first aid course is strongly encouraged prior to sitting this program. You can complete any of our other first aid courses, prior to joining our wilderness first aid course.

Do I need to have medical experience?

You do not need to have medical experience to complete our wilderness first aid course, however having medical knowledge will definitely be beneficial for you.

How long does it take to complete the wilderness first aid course and get the certificate?

The duration of this course is 14 hours with a practical assessment and multiple-choice theory assessment. All students must perform the required skills competently without assistance. Upon successful completion of the assessment you will get your certificate and license within 24 hours from sitting the course and it will be valid for 2 years from the date of issue.

Is the wilderness first aid course a certification or a license?

The wilderness first aid course in Dubai is both a certification as well as a license. Upon successful completion of the wilderness first aid course in Dubai, you will receive within 24 hours a wilderness first aid certification as well as a wilderness first aid license.

The duration of this course is 14 hours with a practical assessment and multiple-choice theory assessment. All students must perform the required skills competently without assistance. Upon successful completion of the assessment you will get your certificate and license within 24 hours from sitting the course and it will be valid for 2 years from the date of issue.

Will I get a wilderness first aid certificate from this course? How long is this certification valid for?

Yes, you will get a wilderness first aid certificate from this course and it will be valid for 2 years from the date it is issued.

What can I do with the wilderness first aid certificate?

Having a wilderness first aid certificate will enable you to add value within your community and administer the correct tools and techniques that could be the difference between life and death if you choose to assist an individual in a wilderness emergency or any other emergency.

You will become a Wilderness First Aider and will be known by your community to provide duty of care and assistance, should an emergency arise. Having a Wilderness First Aid certification in Dubai will give you the confidence to know that you have been approved by the Dubai Corporation of Ambulance (DCAS) to assess an incident within your community and recognize signs and symptoms of injury and illness.

For those individuals who venture out into remote or wilderness areas, a more advanced type of first aid training is required to consider things such as limited access to medical supplies, exposure to outdoor elements, and the extended response time for professional help.

If you go on long hikes, extended lengths of river, large expanses of ocean or expeditions on mountainous terrain, this course is for you. If you frequent the deserts or wadis in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this course is for you. If you simply want to deepen your knowledge of Advanced First Aid then this course is for you. Whether you are an adrenaline junkie or not, this course can only add value to your skillset and increase the chances of survival if you choose to help in the case of an emergency.

How often do you need to refresh the wilderness first aid course?

Upon successful completion of the wilderness first aid course, you will receive a certification and license, both of which are valid for 2 years. It is mandatory to renew your license every 2 years, however, we believe you should refresh your wilderness first aid knowledge and skills every year, to remain updated with the global technological advancements and trends.

Can I do the wilderness first aid course and certificate online?

You cannot obtain the wilderness first aid course and certificate online as there is a practical part of the course that must be physically demonstrated in-person and assessed by your instructor in person. Learning Wilderness First Aid training through our wilderness first aid qualification can be the difference between life and death for an individual you choose to help.

Is the wilderness first aid course offered as a blended online course?

No, the wilderness first aid course is not offered as a blended online course. This is one of our most advanced first aid courses and has too many practical elements that must be taught in person.

Is the wilderness first aid course offered as a blended online course?

No, the wilderness first aid course is not offered as a blended online course. This is one of our most advanced first aid courses and has too many practical elements that must be taught in person.

Who is the wilderness first aid course for?

For those individuals who venture out into remote or wilderness areas, a more advanced type of first aid training is required to consider things such as limited access to medical supplies, exposure to outdoor elements, and the extended response time for professional help.

If you go on long hikes, extended lengths of river, large expanses of ocean or expeditions on mountainous terrain, this course is for you. If you frequent the deserts or wadis in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this course is for you. If you simply want to deepen your knowledge of Advanced First Aid then this course is for you. Whether you are an adrenaline junkie or not, this course can only add value to your skillset and increase the chances of survival if you choose to help in the case of an emergency.

This course is for hikers, campers, hunters, other adventurers, park rangers, wilderness guides and rescue personnel. Bikers, Sherpas, Dune Bashing societies will all benefit from a wilderness first aid course with Blueguard ME.

I am on a tourist visa; can I take the wilderness first aid course?

If you are on a tourist visa in Dubai, you can take a wilderness first aid course as long as you are legally staying within your tourist visa entry and exit validity dates.

Can I take the wilderness first aid course to renew my license?

If your license is in wilderness first aid, then yes you can take this course to renew your license. You cannot take the wilderness first aid course to renew a license of a different first aid course.

What is the age limit that can attend trainings?

The minimum age for someone to attend our trainings is 12 years old and there is no limit to the maximum age. As long as you are strong enough to physically perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) at a steady rate for 2 whole minutes, you can come along to the training.

How do I register for the wilderness first aid course?

You can register for any of our courses via our “book now” form, contact us via our email: info@blueguardme.com or WhatsApp us on +9715569980531.

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