Duration: 8-10 hours (taught in non-urban setting)
Cost: $164 + HST

Recertification for basic level of Red Cross Remote First Aid training, focusing on strategies and techniques for wilderness and remote-based extended care for up to 24 hours. The course is taught in an outdoor setting all year round and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.

Suitable for individuals who live or work in remote workplaces or communities (2 or more hours from organized health care) or wilderness locations (less than 3 hours from organized health care).

PLEASE NOTE: This is a RECERTIFICATION course. We require proof of your Red Cross certification to register for this course. Your registered course date must be *within* the 3-year expiry noted on your certification. Transfers from training agencies other than the Red Cross are not accepted. If you are looking for the full 20 hour RFA course, it is available here.

Completion Requirements:

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written quiz


3-year recertification in Remote First Aid

Course Content:

Level C:

  • Planning and assessment
  • Choking
  • Circulation emergencies
  • CPR and AED
  • Breathing emergencies
  • Wound care
  • Head, neck, and spinal injuries
  • Bone, muscle and join injuries
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental injuries and illnesses
  • Poisons
  • Wildlife
  • Extended care
  • Evacuation
  • Workplace considerations
  • Occupational health and safety

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