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WILDERNESS MEDICINE COURSES

Tundra Medical Resources is proud to offer wilderness medical courses delivered exclusively by Wilderness Medical Association (WMA) Canada certified instructors. This ensures that you receive standardized training that meets specific criteria and is recognized internationally. The core curriculum is designed to provide the skills and insight needed to improvise, adapt, and exercise reasonable judgment at any level of medical training. Each course listed below will provide you with the following tools, based on level of training:

  • Understand the challenges and limitations of working in a remote/resource challenged, patient care setting.

  • Explain principles of preventive care for patients and team members when faced by environmental challenges.

  • Perform an accurate patient assessment when access to advanced diagnostics are not available

  • Utilize useful medical and basic rescue equipment often available in a remote/resource challenged patient care setting.

  • Via case studies and in practice during patient-oriented drills, demonstrate decision making ability for treatments and evacuations in remote resource/challenged patient care settings.

  • Decide which medications* and equipment that might be useful and appropriate in a variety of remote/resource challenged patient care settings.

*Medication administration and some other skills may not be supported in all workplaces. Always familiarize yourself with and follow your local policies and protocols.

​Wilderness Medicine differs significantly from standard first aid courses and other programs that are oriented toward the urban environment. These courses teach what to do with a medical emergency when help is miles away and calling 911 isn’t an option. We prepare students for emergency situations that involve prolonged patient care, severe environments and improvised equipment.

WILDERNESS FIRST AID FOR FIELD SERVICES (WFA-FS)

The only Wilderness First Aid course that meets the specific needs of industry, technical, research, and field support employees in remote areas.  Learn more

WFR 5-DAY UPGRADE (WFA-FS TO WFR)

The WFA-FS to WFR 5-day course upgrades the Wilderness First Aid for Field Services to a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) in 5 days.  Learn more

WILDERNESS ADVANCED FIRST AID (WAFA)

An entry-level course designed for professionals working in significantly remote settings for days or weeks.  Learn more

WILDERNESS FIRST RESPONDER (WFR)

The definitive wilderness course in medical training, leadership, and critical thinking for outdoor, low-resource, and remote professionals and leaders.  Learn more

BRIDGE (WAFA TO WFR)

The WAFA to WFR Bridge course upgrades the Wilderness Advanced First Aid to a Wilderness First Responder (WFR) in 4 days.  Learn more

WILDERNESS EMERGENCY MEDICAL SPECIALIST (WEMS)

Training for medical personnel who would like to enhance their skills and experience for use in the rural, wilderness, and technical rescue setting. This course is popular with all levels of medical professionals but primarily geared toward pre-hospital EMS providers.  Learn more

STOP THE BLEED®

Tundra Medical Resources has the only certified Stop the Bleed® instructors in the Yukon.

Through our course, you’ll gain the ability to recognize life-threatening bleeding and intervene effectively. The person next to a bleeding victim may be the one who’s most likely to save him or her. Take the course and become empowered to make a life or death difference when a bleeding emergency occurs. Stop the Bleed. Save a Life! Learn more

CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION - CPR CLASSES

Tundra Medical is proud to offer Basic Life Support (BLS)/CPR courses by a certified Heart & Stroke Foundation (HSF) of Canada designated experienced Instructor. Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. Courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

 

Basic Life Support Provider Courses provide training in:
• Recognition of a cardiac arrest.
• High-quality chest compressions.
• Ventilations.
• Use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) individually or as part of a team.
• The provider’s role in the Chain of Survival.

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Heartsaver® CPR

An adaptable course, designed for people of all ages and backgrounds who want to learn how to save a life with CPR and an AED. A certification can be granted at the end of the course. A (C) level of Heartsaver® is available. Learn more

BLS (formerly BLS-HCP)

Basic Life Support (BLS) is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. It is designed for healthcare providers and trained first responders. This certification is required for those wishing to pursue other healthcare/professional provider courses through the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Learn more