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Standard first aid and CPR-C Description:

This is a comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills – Adult, Child, and Infant- 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.

Duration:

13–14 hours teaching time

Completion:

100% attendance and participation; 75% minimum passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation; and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.

Certification:

3 year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR level C, and AED.

Recertification:

Duration 6.5–7.5 hours

Course Content:

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care
  • Head, neck and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental illnesses
  • Poisons