Standard First Aid/ CPR and AED

Standard First Aid/ CPR and AED

Duration: 14–16 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Blended Standard First Aid: 8 hours online learning, 5.5 - 7.5 hours teaching time

Standard First Aid/ CPR and AED is a comprehensive two-day course offering First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.

Standard First Aid/ CPR and AED course includes the latest First Aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. It also exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED. 

 

Standard First Aid CPR AED

 
Instructor

Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer (Health Background)

 
Completion

Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps; 100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation; and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.

 
Certification

3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED

 
 Re-certification

Standard First Aid: 6.5–7.5 hours; includes CPR Level A or C and AED; adheres to local legislation 

Blended Standard First Aid: 4 hours online learning, 3-4 hours teaching time.

 

 

 Course Content
  1. The Red Cross
  2. Preparing to respond
  3. The EMS system
  4. Check, Call, Care
  5. Airway emergencies
  6. Breathing and circulation emergencies
  7. First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  8. Wound care
  9. Head and spine injuries
  10. Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  11. Sudden medical emergencies
  12. Environmental emergencies
  13. Poisons

Includes any other content required by specific legislation.

 

 

  Participant Materials
  • First Aid & CPR (manual from the Canadian Red Cross)
  • Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
  • Standard First Aid CPR A/C – Online access via PIN (Blended only)
  • Standard First Aid certificate.

 

 

  Take-Home Materials
  • First Aid & CPR Manual
  • First Aid Student Kit includes:
    • 1 CPR Breathing barrier
    • 3 Triangular bandages (106 cm x 106 cm x 150 cm)
    • 2 Non-woven pads (10 cm x 10 cm)
    • 1 Pair of latex free gloves 
    • 1 Roller gauze bandage (7.5 cm x 3.75 m)
    • Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)