Emergency First Aid

Emergency First Aid is a basic one-day course offering lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home.

 

Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

Course Design and 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

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

 
Duration

CPR A: 6.5 hours in-class OR 3.5 hours in-class + 4 hours online learning*

CPR C: 7.5 hours in-class OR 4.5 hours in-class + 4 hours online learning*

*Online learning time will vary depending on the learner.

 
Completion

• Successfully demonstrate skills and critical steps

• Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation

• Attend and participate in 100% of the course

 
Certification and Re-Certification

CERTIFICATION

3-year certification in Emergency First Aid and CPR

Level A or C

RE-CERTIFICATION

CPR A: 4 hours in-class OR 3 hours in-class + 4 hours online learning*

CPR C: 5 hours in-class OR 4 hours in-class + 4 hours online learning*

 
Student Materials
 

• First Aid & CPR (manual from the Canadian Red Cross)

• Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)

• Emergency First Aid CPR – Online access via PIN (Blended only)

• Emergency First Aid certificate

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