This practical, scenario based course affords candidates the opportunity to practice skills and contextualise theory in realistic situations.

The two-day (16 hour) course draws on the most recent peer-reviewed evidence for the initial treatment of injuries and illnesses in remote areas.  As such, some protocols would not be appropriate in an urban setting.

Course content is based on current guidelines published by:

  • UK Resuscitation Council
  • American Heart Association
  • Wilderness Medical Society
  • currently accepted guidance and best-practice from advisory bodies and published evidence for the treatment of First Aid in a remote or wilderness context.

Designed expressly for those who work or play off the beaten track, this  course satisfies the criteria for First Aid training for all Outdoor NGB qualifications including MLT, BCU, WCA, NCLA, and RYA.

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Course Contents

Courtesy of Paul Kirtley / Frontier Bushcraft

Courtesy of Paul Kirtley / Frontier Bushcraft

  • Scene Management
  • ABCDEFG - Incident Protocol
  • Airway Opening & Safe Airway Position
  • Choking
  • Heart Attack & Angina
  • CPR - remote protocols
  • Defibrillation in remote environments
  • Serious Bleeding
  • Hypovolaemic shock
  • Management of Head Injuries
  • Management of Spinal Injuries
  • Management of Bone & Joint Injuries
  • Monitoring Vital Signs
  • Hypothermia & dehydration - remote protocols
  • Hyperthermia - remote protocols
  • Asthma - remote protocols
  • Anaphylaxis - remote protocols
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Drowning
  • Triage
  • Communication Help

This course is typically delivered over two consecutive 8hr days, but can be delivered over split days.

We can deliver training at your venue or arrange a suitable venue for your convenience.

Assessment and Certification:

This course is continually assessed.  On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a Certificate for this 16 hour Remote First Aid course, valid for 3 years.

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