Emergency First Aid & CPR

Duration: Emergency First Aid & CPR: 6.5-7.5 hours in-class

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Blended Emergency First Aid & CPR: 4 hours online learning*, 3.5-4.5 hours in-class.

*Online learning time will vary depending on the learner

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.

Instructor                 

Red Cross First Aid Instructor

Completion

Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps;
100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.

Certification    

3 year certification in Emergency First Aid and CPR Level A or C

Recertification    

Where provincial/territorial legislation allows; 4-5 hours; for Emergency First Aid &  CPR Level A or C. Blended Emergency First Aid & CPR: 4 hours online learning, 3-4 hours teaching time.

Course 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

Participant 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


Printable version – Emergency First Aid & CPR Course