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Course Description

Standard First Aid & CPR

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. 

 

Duration

14–16 hours

 

Instructor

Red Cross First Aid Instructor StaceyThrun

 

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)

 

ALBERTA RESIDENTS

Alberta OHS requires specific knowledge on certain policies for anyone taking first aid courses. These policies will be reviewed in class and a short multiple choice exam must be completed.