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.

40-44 hour course (5 days)
3 year certification as a First Responder
Includes CPR Level C+ (Health Care Provider)
Includes Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and EpiPen certification
Conducted by a Canadian Red Cross First Responder / Emergency Medical Responder Instructor

Who should attend?

Any person 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
Cardiac emergencies
The use of a defibrillator and EpiPen
Breathing devices
Bleeding and shock, musculoskeletal injuries
Injuries to the head and spine, chest, abdomen, extremities
Sudden illness, poisoning, childbirth
Heat and cold injuries
Reaching and moving casualties
Multiple casualty incidents

Written Exam – Passing grade of 75% required

Materials supplied

Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care Manual
All necessary material for the course

Course cost:
First Responder ($550)

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