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ATRA General Meeting: Guest Speaker Fred Tyrell

  • Kirk United Church 13535 122 Ave NW Edmonton, AB, T5L 2V7 Canada (map)

Meeting at the Kirk United Center (Kirk United Church on google maps) in Edmonton.

General Meeting April 18 Guest Speaker: Fred Tyrell First Aid In The Wilderness Fred has been involved in both outdoor activity and first aid since his high school days. He has been a St. John Ambulance instructor since 1972. During his time as a Provincial Park Ranger, he initiated formal Search & Rescue operations when the Canadian military pulled the Air Force SAR Techs out of CFB Edmonton and is seen as one of the Alberta founders of civilian search & rescue. Fred spent 21 years as a Show Medic covering dressage, hunter and jumpers shows as a means of keeping his personal first aid skills current. He was also one of four instructors who created the First Aid in the Wilderness program for St. John Ambulance, a course that is now taught on the national level. Fred has taught ATRA a Standard first aid course and a Wilderness first aid course, as well as attending our Cancer rides on several occasions to provide first aid and transport via his well-known “medic mobile”!