What our Camp Medics provide
Paramedics are emergency specialists who can care for sprains, cuts, sunburns and more, besides the occasional heart problems and other emergencies. A camp paramedic helps the homesick, the stomach aches, the poison oak and bee sting victims, and about a thousand other things.
- Pre-Arrival camper health form review.
- Establishing health needs during camper arrival time.
- Overall health and well-being of campers and staff.
- Medication administration.
- Illness and injury management.
- Overnight on-call hours.
- Activate urgent care or higher level of care if needed.
- Communication with parents.
- Health care documentation.
Medical Training available for staff members
canaPHEM offers courses and various types of training that benefits the camp world:
Standard First Aid
Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.
Stop The Bleed
The Stop the Bleed course will prepare you to react to a situation where massive bleeding from any cause, but particularly from an active shooter, explosive event, car crash, home or industrial events. Victims can die from uncontrolled bleeding in less than 5 to 10 minutes. This course will provide you with the skills to aid in extreme blood loss till paramedics arrive and can save lives.
Pool Lifeguard Course
This course offers professional lifeguard certification for pools and builds confident lifeguards to create safe, supervised aquatic areas. The course prepares lifeguards to prevent and respond to lifeguard emergencies, create a safe environment, work in teams and handle public relations in a professional manner.
Wilderness & Remote First Aid
Basic level of Wilderness & Remote First Aid that covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus special material on techniques for wilderness and remote areas. Course also offers strategies for providing extended care for up to 24 hours. Part of the course is taught in an outdoor setting and requires greater physical activity and endurance than typical first aid training. Suitable for those who work or live in remote locations or who are outdoor recreation enthusiasts.
Assistant Lifeguard Course
This is a prerequisite course to the professional lifeguard certification that teaches knowledge and practice of first aid, rescue skills, lifeguarding skills, safe behaviours, and how to be part of an elite team. This ensures youth are trained in prevention of injuries, not just in how to respond to them.
Waterfront Lifeguard Course
This course offers professional lifeguard certification and prepares lifeguards to create safe, supervised aquatic areas for the waterfront environment. The course prepares lifeguards to prevent and respond to lifeguard emergencies, create a safe environment, work in teams, and handle public relations in a professional manner.
Medical Supplies Available
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Our long line of first aid products will make sure your first aid kits and always fully stocked.
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