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St Johns Ambulance - Wilderness First Aid Course - Sat, Jul 17 2010

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PRE-REGISTRATION MAY BE REQUIRED. Please review the event details carefully, and if registration is required and you'd like to join us, you must sign up at the bottom of this page. Non-member guests must contact the leader (see Notes below) to register. If payment is required for this event, you will be expected to send your payment to the Event Leader - payable to the Alpine Club of Canada, Vancouver Section.

The Basics:
Event Type:Training
Event Location:155 Forbes Ave, North Vancouver
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 17 2010  8:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Jul 12 2010 12:00:00 PM
Event Duration:July 15th (evening), July 17th & 18th (full day)
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Event Leader(s): Outdoorsgirl
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Member Cost:$231.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Registration is First-Come/First-Serve
Number Registered So Far: 1 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Itinerary:
1) July 15th - 5.30pm to 10pm at 223 Mountain HWY, Suit 106, North Van, V7J 3V3 - theory class and CPR practice. 2) July 17th & 18th - 8am to 5pm at 155 Forbes Ave (Mahon Park) North Vancouver - outdoor practice on real life situations. Course Description These intense one day certification courses provide basic first aid knowledge to care for adults, children and infants in the case of an emergency. There are some variations in the courses to suit different areas of specialization and occupations. At the conclusion of the course there is a multiple choice written exam. Upon successful completion, participants receive a national St. John Ambulance first aid certificate valid for 3 years. Core Contents Emergency Scene Management Shock, Unconsciousness & Fainting Choking Adult Cardiovascular Emergencies; One Rescuer CPR - Adult Severe Bleeding Medical Conditions Bone and Joint Injuries Eye Injuries Eye Injuries Burns Poisons, Bites, and Stings Heat and Cold Emergencies Dental Emergencies

Required Items to Bring:
Will be advised by St Johns Ambulance
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Will be advised by St Johns Ambulance

How to Get There:
Event Directions:This course is run by St Johns Ambulance! Please call 604-990-1290 to register for the course!

Notes:
This is a great opportunity to assist fellow hikers in emergencies. What you will learn during the course can save lifes and skills to help injured hikers with e.g. a spinal injury due to a fall. In following simple instructions you can avoid somebody being paralysed so they may enjoy more hikes in future.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in ACC VA events.

Cost & Payment:
Member Cost:$231.00/Person
Non-Member Cost:$231.00/Person
Cost Includes:Payment will be made to St Johns Ambulance when you register with them. They will provide you with additional reading material.
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the ACC VA. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Etiquette Guidelines!
Note: If you don't show up we will be very hurt!




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