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Standard First Aid with Basic Life Support Training (HCP)
Standard First Aid with Basic Life Support (HCP) is a comprehensive 2 day course that teaches you how to respond in an emergency situation. This course covers instruction on prevention, recognition and treatment of life-threatening emergencies. Specific focus will be on: initial assessment, preventing transmission of disease, rescue breathing, choking, major bleeding, unconsciousness, shock and secondary assessment.
You will learn how to respond and treat injuries due to heat and cold, poisons, medical conditions, bone and joint injuries and head and spinal injuries. Basic Life Support certification is included as part of this course.
Standard First Aid (SFA) is the most comprehensive first aid training program for the general public and is a prerequisite for anyone attending a Nursing program or any other program in the medical field.
Standard First Aid trains rescuers in the skills and knowledge needed to assess and provide basic life support to patients with airway, breathing, or circulatory emergencies as well as how to manage medical, musco-skeletal and environmental emergencies.
This course includes Basic Life Support certification
Requirements for completion:
Upon completion participants will receive:
Duration: 16 hours
This course is offered by Life Preservers First Aid at multiple locations. View Map.
Please note that Life Preservers offers both Red Cross and Lifesaving Society classes. If you require a specific class, please call the office to book.