This course provides an in-depth instruction of First Aid and CPR techniques for First Responders. The course covers the skills necessary to preserve life, prevent further injuries, and care for the consequences of injury until more advanced medical personnel respond.
80-88 hour course (10 days)
3 year certification as a First Responder
Includes CPR Level C+ (Health Care Provider)
Includes Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification
Conducted by a Canadian Red Cross First Responder / Emergency Medical Responder Instructor
Who should attend?
Any employee may take this course. No prerequisite is required.
How do I prepare?
You should dress comfortably (you will be practicing CPR on the floor).
Bring a pen for note taking.
What is taught?
The Emergency Scene
Human Body Systems
Disease Transmission Prevention
Primary and Secondary Survey
Measuring Blood Pressure
Bleeding and Shock, Musculoskeletal Injuries
Injuries to the Head & Spine, Chest, Abdomen, Extremities
Sudden Illness, Poisoning, Childbirth
Heat & Cold Injuries
Reaching & Moving Casualties, Multiple Casualty Incidents
Written Exam – Passing grade of 75% required
Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care Manual for each student
First Responder ($1000)