Wilderness First Aid / Swiftwater Rescue
New Wilderness First Aid Certification Changes for 2023
Effective 1 March 2023, changes mandated by Alberta Workplace Health and Safety will be implemented, altering our range of Wilderness First Aid Programs.
Read details from Rocky Mountain Adventure Medicine.
Workplace Certification: Specialty first aid programs will no longer be approved by Alberta Workplace Health and Safety. All courses will be shifting to include a Standard First Aid certification with CPR for workplace recognition in addition to the Wilderness certification.
Mixed Delivery: Most courses now include a portion of online self-study in advance of the classroom days, included in the course length.
New Titles: Our 24-, 40-, and 80-hour courses will be offered in a similar format, but with new names to reflect the curriculum update and industry standard. If you are taking a recertification course, look for the course of equivalent length, or us at email email@example.com with any questions about selecting the correct updated course.
Recertification: The 24-hour Remote First Aid course no longer has a separate recertification. As there is a lot to cover in a short time, recertification will be done by taking the full course again.
RMAM 24-hour Remote Responder
RMAM 40-hour Adventure Medic
RMAM 80-hour Advanced Adventure Medic
RMAM 24-hour Remote First Aid (16-hour recertification)
RMAM 40-hour Wilderness Advanced First Aid (20-hour recertification)
RMAM 80-hour Wilderness First Responder (40-hour recertification)
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Wilderness First Aid
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