CPR & First Aid

This CPR and First Aid certification course is also known as the Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) course.  The course teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies and also covers injuries or illnesses that are not immediately life threatening.

The EFR program focuses on care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.

Primary Care (CPR) skills taught in this course:

  • Scene Assessment
  • Barrier Use
  • Primary Assessment
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with Rescue Breathing
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Use
  • Serious Bleeding Management
  • Shock Management
  • Spinal Injury Management
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking Management

Secondary Care (First Aid) skills taught in this course:

  • Injury Assessment
  • Illness Assessment
  • Bandaging
  • Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

and includes first aid treatment reference for the following emergencies:

Allergic Reactions (incl. anaphylaxis), Asthma, Bruises, Burns, Chemical Burns, Choking (adult, child, infant), CPR (adult, child, infant), Cuts, Dental Injuries, Diabetic Problems, Dislocations and Fractures, Electrical Injuries, Eye Injuries, First Aid Kit Assembly, Fish Spine Injury, Frostbite, Heat Exhaustion, Heatstroke, Heart Attack, Hypothermia, Insect Stings, Jellyfish Stings, Octopus Bites, Poisoning, Scrapes, Seizures, Snake Bites, Spider Bites, Sprains and Strains, Stroke, Temperature Related Injuries and Venomous Bites and Stings.

Providing all independant study is completed prior to class the Primary and Secondary Care course is approximately 6 hours in duration.  All skills are performance based and not time based ensuring that the skills have been mastered.

Course cost is $94 per person and includes:

  • Instruction
  • Student manual
  • Certification fee
  • Gloves, face shields, and other consumables

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