Helping You Save Lives!

 

There are close to 250,000 lost-time accidents in

Canadian workplaces each year, and countless others

in our homes and communities. Knowing CPR, AED

and First Aid can save lives and reduce the seriousness

of injuries. Hart AED CPR First Aid Training offers

 Heart&Stroke First Aid/CPR training.

First Aid Description

 

WORKPLACE & PROFESSIONAL COURSES

Standard First Aid CPR AED Level C

Approximate Course Length: 16 hours

Certification valid for: 3 years*

The Standard First Aid CPR AED Level C course is a comprehensive, two-day program designed to meet the needs of the workplace. This course covers key areas required by workplace regulators in most provinces, including:

  • Emergency Scene Management
  • Shock, Fainting and Unconsciousness
  • Bleeding and Wounds
  • Asthma and Allergies
  • Head, Spinal and Pelvic Injuries
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Seizures
  • Respiratory and Cardiovascular Emergencies,
  • and more…

*Annual CPR Renewal is recommended, as the CPR certification is registered with the Foundation for 1 year.

For employees that perform healthcare functions or are regulated healthcare professionals our Standard First Aid BLS Provider course is preferred.

Standard First Aid Recertification/Renewal Course

Coming in April 2017. Individuals are only able to take a renewal class once every alternating renewal year. Students must complete the renewal course prior to the expiration of their current HSF Standard First Aid certification.

More details available soon.

Standard First Aid BLS Provider

Approximate Course Length: 18 hours

Certification Length: 3 years

The Standard First Aid BLS Provider course encompasses the full content of the Standard First Aid course and the additional course content of Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Course. The addition of our BLS Provider course ensures that healthcare professionals and providers of varying disciplines know how to recognize, and stabilize ill or injured persons with a number of life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.





First Aid

 
Standard First Aid courses are outlined in the SFA Course Description. Participation in these courses is determined by the needs and interests of each SFA provider.
 

Interested groups may include:

General Public: Those who do not have a duty to respond to medical emergencies as professional healthcare providers or first responders. Examples include family members, co-workers, students and educators and those with a general interest in learning what to do in case of a medical emergency.
 
First Responders: Those who, as part of their jobs as professional or volunteer first responders, have a duty to attend medical emergencies in a pre-hospital environment. Examples include first responders whose activities demand proficiency in the knowledge and skills of First Aid and Basic Life Support (BLS) (police officers, firefighters, flight attendants, security personnel, lifeguards, search-and-rescue technicians and ski patrollers), child-care workers and caregivers, designated and trained first aid personnel in the workplace and students/educators in first responder education.
 
Healthcare Providers (HCP): Those who, as part of their job description as healthcare providers, have a duty to respond to medical emergencies as a first response. Examples include healthcare professionals (i.e., Allied Health, Massage Therapists, and Chiropractors), physiotherapists and occupational therapists, dentists and dental hygienists, and student/educators in health profession education programs.
 

Standard First Aid

 

Standard First Aid CPR and AED Level C

The Standard First Aid CPR and AED Level C course contains up-to-date content and science from the 2010 Guidelines for First Aid, CPR and ECC. In this course, you will learn the essential skills of patient care to protect and support the life of a suddenly ill or injured person until emergency medical services arrive. Instruction will cover first aid skills such as those that help in the control of bleeding, shock management, stabilizing fractures and dislocations. 
 

Target Group

This course is intended for the general public.
 

Standard First Aid CPR AED Level C Content

Emergency Scene Management
Shock, Fainting and Unconsciousness
Bleeding and Wounds
Asthma and Allergies
Head, Spinal and Pelvic Injuries
Diabetic Emergencies
Seizures
Respiratory and Cardiovascular Emergencies
Burns
Child/Infant CPR and Choking
Secondary Survey
Bone, Joint and Muscle injury
Poisoning
Eye Injuries
Chest injuries
Environmental Illness & Injuries
Lifts and Carries
Multiple Casualty Management
 
Approximate Course Length: 16 Hours
Approximate course length for renewal course: 8 hours
Certification Length: 3 years
 
*CPR certification is registered with HSF for 1 year.
 
*Heart and Stroke Foundation ( HSF) Standard First Aid Renewal Course: Being introduced in April 2017. Individuals are only able to take a renewal class once every alternating renewal year. Providers must complete the renewal class prior to the expiration of their current HSF provider level Standard First Aid certification. Individuals, who hold a current HSF renewal Standard First Aid certification, are required to take a full HSF Standard First Aid provider course. 
 

Standard First Aid and BLS for Healthcare Provider (C)

The Standard First Aid BLS for Healthcare Provider course encompasses the full content of the Standard First Aid course and the additional course content of the HSF  Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider program. The addition of the BLS for Healthcare provider class is designed to teach a variety of healthcare professionals how to recognize a number of life-threatening emergencies, how to provide CPR, how to use an AED and how to relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
 

Target Group

This course is for healthcare professionals who must know how to perform First Aid and CPR, in a range of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
 

Standard First Aid BLS for Healthcare Provider Course Content

Emergency Scene Management
Shock, Fainting and Unconsciousness
Bleeding and Wounds
Asthma and Allergies
Head, Spinal and Pelvic Injuries
Diabetic Emergencies
Seizures
Respiratory and Cardiovascular Emergencies
Burns
Child/Infant CPR and Choking
Secondary Survey
Bone, Joint and Muscle injury
Poisoning
Eye Injuries
Chest injuries
Environmental Illness & Injuries
Lifts and Carries
Multiple Casualty Management
 

Additional BLS for Healthcare Provider Content

Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 Guidelines for CPR and ECC
Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
The Chain of Survival™
One-rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
Two-rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
CPR with an advanced airway
 
Approximate Course Length: 18 hours 
Approximate course length for renewal course: 10 hours
Certification Length: 3 years
 
*BLS for Healthcare Provider certification is registered with HSF for 1 year.
 
*Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Standard First Aid Renewal Course: Being introduced in April 2017. Individuals are only able to take a renewal class once every alternating renewal year. Providers must complete the renewal class prior to the expiration of their current HSF provider level Standard First Aid certification. Individuals, who hold a current HSF renewal Standard First Aid certification, are required to take a full HSF Standard First Aid provider course. 
 
Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a BLS for Healthcare Provider course completion card.

 



Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED

First Aid & CPR knowledge can help you protect yourself and those close to you

First Aid & CPR skills are applicable in your daily life, both at home and at work, to prepare you to act on, control and manage life’s emergencies. Before a professional responder arrives to help, you can make all the difference in helping someone in need.

Standard First Aid & CPR   http://www.redcross.ca/cmslib/general/infosheet_sfa_en.pdf


Emergency First Aid & CPR
http://www.redcross.ca/cmslib/general/infosheet_efa_en.pdf


CPR/AED
http://www.redcross.ca/cmslib/general/infosheet_cpraed_en.pdf



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