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Standard First Aid & CPR

Duration: 14–16 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

 





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. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.


Instructor

Red Cross First Aid Instructor

Completion Requirements

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification

3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED

Recertification

6–8 hours; includes CPR Level C, adheres to local legislation

Course Content

  • 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 and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Materials

Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)




Emergency First Aid & CPR

Duration: 6.5–8 hours dependent on province.

 



Basic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.


Instructor                 

Red Cross First Aid Instructor

Completion Requirements    

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification    

3-year certification in Emergency First Aid, CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED

Recertification    

Where provincial/territorial legislation allows; 4–6 hours; includes CPR Level C

Course Content            

  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care

  • Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Materials            

Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)




CPR/AED

Duration: Dependent on level.






Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. All include training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Courses offer training suitable for workplace or general interest. Includes the latest CPR guidelines.


Instructor                

Red Cross First Aid/CPR Instructor

Completion Requirements 

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification  

3-year certification in CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED

Recertification 

Level A: not available; Level C and HCP: 4 hours

Course Content    

Level A

  • The First Aider’s Role
  • Check, Call, Care
  • H.A.IN.E.S. Recovery Position
  • Choking—Adult
  • Assisting with Medications
  • Angina and Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • CPR—Adult
  • Deadly Bleeding


Level C

  • Level A content
  • Choking—child and baby
  • CPR—child and baby


Level HCP

  • Level C content
  • Jaw thrust
  • Pulse check
  • Rescue breathing—adult, child, and baby
  • BVM—adult, child, and baby
  • Two-rescuer CPR—adult, child, baby
  • Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Materials   

Red Cross CPR/AED Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)