Emergency Care Instructor

Duration: 8 hours

Designed for candidates with a focus on instructional techniques required to deliver the Canadian Red Cross’ specialized courses such as First Responder or Marine Advanced First Aid; these include delivering scenarios, teaching in varied environments, and organizing specialized courses. The course content accommodates a variety of Instructor candidates which encourages a rich learning environment built on instructional skills. It also allows Instructors to be able to teach other First Aid programs with minimal course work.

8 hours
Proof of appropriate participant-level certification (either First Responder or Marine Advanced First Aid); completion of Red Cross First Aid Instructor course, completed skills competency checklist for participant level, pre-course assignment, 19 years of age
Red Cross Emergency Care Instructor Trainer or Wilderness and Remote First Aid Instructor Trainer
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam
3-year certification as Emergency Care Instructor
7 hours
Post-course requirements
Meets the requirement of the co-teach form as outlined by the Instructor Trainer at the appropriate certification
Course Content
> Introducing a course
> Specialized instructional techniques
> Organizing courses
> Specific course content
> Skills and scenario practice teaching
> Self-assessment
Take-Home Materials
Emergency Care Instructor Manual
Emergency Care media presentation
Certification card and optional wall certificate
Printable version – Emergency Care Instructor