Program Highlights

Wilderness First AidEvery three years participants are required to refresh their Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder skills. We offer two different recertification courses to best meet participant needs. Both courses result in a renewal of your existing Advanced Adventure Medic or Wilderness First Responder certification however they differ in lengths.

*If you are looking for information on the full course please click here.

5 Day Program

  • The five day program offers ample opportunities for discussion, review, and practice of both theory and skills taught in the full course. This program moves at a relaxed pace and ensures that learners leave with a thorough understanding of course topics.The five day program offers ample opportunities for discussion, review, and practice of both theory and skills taught in the full course. This program moves at a relaxed pace and ensures that learners leave with a thorough understanding of course topics.Suggested for:
    • Individuals who do not use their knowledge regularly
    • Individuals not prepared to do pre-study on their own time
    • Individuals who prefer to learn at a more relaxed pace

3 Day Program

  • The three day program is an assessment based refresher course that requires extensive pre-course self-study, a sound knowledge base and strong skills for successful completion.

Suggested for:

  • Individuals who regularly use and understand their knowledge
  • Individuals capable of learning in a fast paced environment

Course Details

3 Day or 5 Day option depending on knowledge, skills and prefered learning environment
Current Advanced Adventure Medic certification. Click here for information on the full course.
Advanced Adventure Medic OR Wilderness First Responder Certification including Healthcare Provider CPR & AED training. Which certification you receive will reflect your previous level of training.
Current Advanced Adventure Medic or Wilderness First Responder certification. Please note that for re-certification as an Advanced Adventure Medic, re-certification participants must have current certification recognized by Alberta Workplace Health & Safety. Click here for information on the recertification courses.
Advanced Adventure Medic – Alberta OH&S as equivalent to Advanced First Aid. Recognized by: Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG), American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA), Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of British Columbia (SKGABC).

Wilderness First Responder – No OH&S Equivalency. Recognized by: Association of Canadian Mountain Guides (ACMG), American Mountain Guides Association (AMGA), Sea Kayak Guides Alliance of British Columbia (SKGABC).

Available for Advanced Adventure Medic Certification only
BC – OFA 3 level equivalency
Manitoba – First Aider 3
Saskatchewan – Class B Attendant
Yukon – Advanced First Aid
3 Day – $435.00 + GST per person
5 Day – $495 + GST per person
University of Calgary Outdoor Program Centre – open registration
Yamnuska Mountain Adventures – open registration
Private Course Bookings

Mar
11
Sat
Advanced Adventure Medic 3 Day Recertification – U of C
Mar 11 – Mar 19 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThis intense 3 day recertification involves a high level of commitment from the learner and is only suitable for experienced individuals.
Course Runs Saturday, Saturday, Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Apr
3
Mon
Advanced Adventure Medic 5 Day Recertification
Apr 3 – Apr 7 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThis is a recertification course for individuals who have already taken the Advanced Adventure Medic Course.

Course Dates are Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Apr
21
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic 3 Day Recertification
Apr 21 – Apr 23 all-day

YamnuskaThis intense 3 day recertification involves a high level of commitment from the learner and is only suitable for experienced individuals. Course Runs Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:30am – 4:30pm

May
5
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic 3 Day Recertification
May 5 – May 7 all-day

YamnuskaThis intense 3 day recertification involves a high level of commitment from the learner and is only suitable for experienced individuals. Course Runs Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Jun
2
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic 3 Day Recertification
Jun 2 – Jun 4 all-day

YamnuskaThis intense 3 day recertification involves a high level of commitment from the learner and is only suitable for experienced individuals. Course Runs Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Sep
29
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic 3 Day Recertification
Sep 29 – Oct 1 all-day

YamnuskaThis intense 3 day recertification involves a high level of commitment from the learner and is only suitable for experienced individuals. Course Runs Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Oct
20
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic 3 Day Recertification
Oct 20 – Oct 22 all-day

YamnuskaThis intense 3 day recertification involves a high level of commitment from the learner and is only suitable for experienced individuals. Course Runs Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Nov
10
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic 3 Day Recertification
Nov 10 – Nov 12 all-day

YamnuskaThis intense 3 day recertification involves a high level of commitment from the learner and is only suitable for experienced individuals. Course Runs Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Private Courses Only

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At Camp Chief Hector YMCA, the health and safety of campers and staff members is our top priority. We need to be at the front edge of health and safety regarding prevention and emergency response. Rocky Mountain Adventure Medicine has always supplied the thorough, engaging and professional training that helps us do our best. Their administrative staff and their field staff are always helpful. Their courses are focused and informed. Their instructors are professional, respectful and caring. The staff and campers from Camp Chief Hector YMCA enjoy their courses!
Doug Summer Camp Director, Camp Chief Hector YMCA