First Aid - Standard - Red Cross

Summary

This is a comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or for those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.


This Red Cross Training program covers a wide range of First Aid injuries, illnesses and life threatening emergencies.


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

Course Outline

  • Preparing to Respond – Introduction
  • Emergency Medical System (911)
  • Recovery Position (unconscious breathing)
  • CPR for adults, children and babies
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Heart attack/Angina & Stroke/TIA
  • Choking (adults, children and babies)
  • Responding as a “team”
  • Anaphylactic Shock (severe allergy) and Asthma
  • Deadly bleeding – internal and external
  • Amputations – partial and complete / Impaled objects
  • Shock/Fainting
  • Wound Basics (minor cuts, scrapes, punctures, bruises and burns)
  • Secondary Survey
  • Head & spinal injuries
  • Muscle, bone & joint injuries
  • Burns (heat, chemical, electrical, sun)
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Seizures or Convulsions (includes infant/child high fever)
  • Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
  • Hypothermia and frostbite
  • Emergency child birth
  • Poisoning