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Standard First Aid 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. CPR-C 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 the National Lifeguard program. This is also a prerequisite for RCMP training and Border Crossing Security Guards.
Another popular group that takes this class is those requiring certification for working on the Oil Riggs.
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 CPR-C 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.
Life Preservers First Aid has a NO REFUND policy as a lot of effort goes into planning our courses and scheduling our instructors. However, if you contact us more than 48 hours in advance we would be happy to reschedule you to another convenient day or hold a course credit for you.