Emergency First Aid & CPR
Duration: 6.5–8 hours dependent on province.
Basic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
Instructor: Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer
Completion Requirements: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam.
Certification: 3-year certification in Emergency First Aid, CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED
Re-certification: Where provincial/territorial legislation allows; 4–6 hours; includes CPR Level C
- 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
Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)