Emergency First Aid Course Curriculum
Candidates enrolled in the Emergency First Aid course will learn a variety of topics including basic CPR, first aid and implementation and recognition of when to use an automated external defibrillator. The course is 8 hours in length and candidates will receive a workplace approved emergency first aid, CPR and AED certificate that is valid for 3 years.
To register for a workplace approved emergency first aid course near you visit our locations page or select your location from the main or side menu. Courses are available in Calgary, Vancouver, Edmonton, Kelowna, Surrey, Regina, Saskatoon and Edmonton. Emergency first aid classes in Ottawa are also now available.
CPR Level “A”
Emergency First Aid normally includes certification in CPR level “A”. However, candidates can opt for a higher level CPR, such as CPR “C”, at most of our locations. Candidates enrolled in this first aid class will learn the following components of CPR:
- Scene Assessment.
- How and when to contact the EMS system.
- Recognize and treat breathing, unconscious adult victims.
- Recognize and treat unconscious non-breathing adult victims.
- Recognize and treat conscious choking adult victims.
- Recognize and treat unconscious, non-breathing, obstructed airway adult victims.
- Recognize and treat CPR complications such as vomit and regurgitation.
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training:
An AED can drastically increase the chance of survival for a cardiac arrest victim. In Emergency First Aid, candidates will learn how the AED relates to the chain of survival. Candidates will also learn the purpose of the AED and when to apply. Rescuers will receive hands on training and learn the functions and features of the AED. AED trainers are available for participants to practise the skills in all workplace approved training programs.
First Aid Component of Emergency First Aid
Candidates enrolled in the workplace approved emergency first aid course will learn basic first aid to save a life in almost any first aid emergency. In this course candidates will learn to recognize and treat the following first aid emergencies:
- Anaphylaxis (Allergic Reactions)
- Aspiration (Breathing Difficulties)
- Major Bleeding (from contusions, abrasions, punctures and embedded objects)
- Heart Attacks
- Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA)
To register for a workplace approved emergency first aid course with CPR and AED select your locations from the side bar or from the selection below. We have convenient locations throughout Canada at the lowest prices in your region. We strive to never cancel a course and to provide the highest quality emergency first aid and CPR courses.