CPR/AED

Duration: Level A: 4 hours, Level C: 5 hours, Level HCP: 6 hours

Blended CPR A: 3 hours online learning, 2 hours teaching time; Blended CPR C: 3 hours online learning, 3 hours teaching time

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. Courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Instructor                 

CPR Instructor or First Aid Instructor

Completion   

• Successfully demonstrate skills and critical steps

• Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation

• Attend and participate in 100% of the course

Certification    

3-year certification in CPR Level A or C

Recertification    

Recertification of CPR A is not available. Recertification for CPR C is 3.5 hours teaching time in-class OR 2 hours online learning + 2.5 hours in-class for Blended CPR.

Course Content           

Level A

  • The Red Cross
  • Responding to Emergencies
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Recovery position
  • Choking – adult
  • Assisting with medications
  • Angina and heart attack
  • CPR and AED– 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

Participant Materials            

  • CPR (print and/or eBook)
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
  • HCP Participant Content Download (HCP level only)
  • CPR – Online (Blended only)
  • CPR certificate (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)

Printable version – Level A or C CPR/AED Course
Printable version – Level HCP CPR/AED Course