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40 hour Adventure Medic w/ RMAMCourse List


Rocky Mountain Adventure Medicine have partnered with the IGA to offer this 40-hour adventure medic course to our members and friends of the IGA. If you work as a guide and take clients out on any trail (even ones that seem insignificant) having a minimum of 40 hours of first aid is a must. This course will help you feel more in control and confident taking clients out on your programs away from parking lots, towns and emergency assistance.

Price: $505.00 + gst / Member Price: $460.00 + gst



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Course Details

Cost:

IGA members: $460 plus GST

Non-members: $505 plus GST

Dates: January 18-21, 2021

Times: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm daily

Location: Canmore, Ab

This 40-hour Adventure Medic course provides individuals with comprehensive first aid and CPR techniques.

It is a more appropriate and recommended level of training for individuals working as hiking guides, allowing you to respond to emergencies in all locations from trailside walks to wilderness settings.

The course covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus advanced strategies for providing extended care for more than 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training.

This course is hosted by the Interpretive Guides Association and is being taught by Rocky Mountain Adventure Medicine.

Participants receive a course workbook, textbook “Wilderness First Aid – Emergency Care for Remote Locations”, and an Adventure Medic Wilderness First Aid certification. Use of all medical supplies required during the course is included. Participants will have the option to purchase a first aid kit and/or supplies at a discounted rate during the course.

The course will be taught in person following strict Covid-19 policies. Please come prepared to wear a mask throughout the days and follow the rules set out by the first aid instructor. Please read and be prepared to adhere to our COVID-19 policy

Contact Tracey at courses@interpretiveguides.org if you have questions.

Please read our Cancellation & Refund Policy if you are planning to sign up for this course. If you cancel three weeks before the course starting date, you will receive a full refund minus a $30 administration fee. If you cancel two weeks before the course starting date, you will receive a 50% refund minus a $30 administration fee. If you cancel with less than 2 weeks notice no refund will be issued.

This policy includes, but is not limited to; illness, work changes, injury, level of interest, feeling unprepared, transportation challenges, internet challenges, you slept in, incorrect scheduling, etc. Please keep all these reasons in mind when booking and paying for a course. Our ability to offer and run these courses depend on the number of registrants we have. A lot of time and finances go into planning and operating our programs. Knowing our participant numbers in advance and guaranteeing these numbers is essential to the operation of this member-based not for profit.

If the Interpretive Guides Association has to cancel a course due to low numbers, you will have the choice of being given a full refund or transferring your registration for another course.