Red Cross - Workplace Emergency First Aid / CPR 'A' and Standard First Aid Combo

Workplace Emergency First Aid with CPR level A is equivalent to Occupational First Aid level 1 and is required for for people wishing to work in BC however reside in AB.

hdgContent

The following items are covered in this Red Cross - Workplace Emergency First Aid / CPR 'A' and Standard First Aid Combo class:

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to Respond
  • The Emergency Medical Services System
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway Emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
  • Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest (including CPR C)
  • Wound Care
  • Head and Spine Injuries
  • Bone, Muscle, and Joint Injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Additional content may be included based on the requirements of the jurisdiction.

hdgDuration

16 hours

hdgPrerequisites

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

  • 16 years of age

hdgDescription

Simple First Aid & CPR techniques taught in an interactive environment, for individuals who want an overview of First Aid & CPR for the workplace or home. The course covers skills needed to recognize, prevent and respond to cardiovascular emergencies for Adults, CPR Level A, and other topics such as choking, airway and breathing emergencies, and prevention of disease transmission.

hdgCertifications Earned

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

  • Workplace Emergency First Aid with CPR Level A - is valid for 2 years.
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C/AED is valid for 3 years.

hdgAdditional Information

The Red Cross Workplace Emergency First Aid program is a modified version of the national Emergency First Aid course, designed to meet the needs of BC workplaces.

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