Red Cross - Advanced First Aid Course

For those primarily designated with the responsibility as an Advanced Workplace First Aid Attendant. In some jurisdictions, this advanced first aid course is approved for pre-hospital medical first responders.

hdgContent

The following items are covered in this Red Cross - Advanced First Aid Course class:

  • The Professional Responder
  • Responding to the call
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment
  • Airway management and respiratory emergences
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Shock
  • Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Acute and chronic illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Environmental illnesses
  • Pregnancy, labour and delivery
  • Special populations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Reaching, lifting and extricating patients
  • Transportation
  • Multiple-casualty incidents
  • Pharmacology
  • Marine environment
  • Workplace

hdgDuration

80 hours

hdgPrerequisites

The following are the prerequisite that a student is required to have before being allowed into this course:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR level C within one year of the start of the Advanced First Aid course.
  • Pre-course – as assigned by instructor - issued a minimum 14 days before course start

hdgDescription

This 80 hr program builds on the knowledge and skills within the Emergency Care for Professional Responders text. Learners will gain the knowledge and skills needed to provide appropriate patient assessments, interventions, and ongoing care in the workplace. The various options for transportation of an injured worker from the workplace to a healthcare facility are also covered. This course meets CSA Standard Z1210-17 First Aid Training for the Workplace.

hdgCertifications Earned

Upon successful completion of this program you will have earned the following tickets:

  • Canadian Red Cross Advanced First Aid

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