Emergency & First Aid

We provide nationally recognized training programs developed in accordance with international (ILCOR) guidelines. St John Ambulance offers a wide range of first aid programs ensuring there is one just right for you. Check out these courses for everything you need to know to help save lives, at work, home and play.

 

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Emergency First Aid – Community Care


This fast paced one-day course meets first aid requirements under the Ministry of Health - Community Care Licensing Branch (effective October 1, 2009).  This course also meets first aid requirements for Canada Labour Code Basic First Aid  Emergency First Aid Community Care is suitable for anyone who provides care for infants, children and/or adults including licensed adult residential care and child care workers, federal government employees, home care providers, coaches, spectators at any amateur sporting event , expectant parents and grandparents. 

 

Course contents include:

 

  • ​roles & responsibilities

  • management of an unresponsive casualty

  • management of a responsive casualty with head/spinal injuries

  • adult, child, and infant resuscitation including 1 rescuer CPR and first aid for choking

  • introduction to automated external defibrillation (AED)

  • severe bleeding

  • medical conditions

  • eye injuries

  • poisons

  • burns

  • heat and cold injuries

  • secondary survey

  • bone and joint injuries

  • dental emergencies

  • written exam

 

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Standard First Aid with CPR-C and AED

This 2-day course suited for the general public and workplace and meets first aid requirements for Canada Labour Code Standard First Aid, and Licenced Child and Adult Care Facilities.  This course is suited for police, first responders, lifeguards, ski patrollers, caring citizens and families with children. 

 

Course contents include:

  • roles and responsibilities

  • management of an unresponsive casualty

  • adult, child and infant resuscitation including 1 rescuer CPR with automated external defibrillation (AED), and first aid for choking)

  • 2 rescuer adult CPR

  • medical conditions

  • management of a responsive casualty with head/spinal injuries

  • chest Injuries

  • multiple casualty management

  • poisoning

  • severe bleeding

  • secondary survey

  • wound care

  • burns and WHMIS

  • eye injuries

  • bone and joint injuries

  • heat and cold injuries

  • rescue carries

  • emergency childbirth

  • poisoning

  • dental emergencies

  • written examination

A new mental health awareness component has been added to the course. This component helps students recognize and respond to a mental health event or emergency, and refer participants to mental health resources.

Upon successful completion of all components participants will receive a national certificate valid for 3 years.

 

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Standard First Aid with CPC-AED Recertification

This 1-day recertification course is directed at students who hold a current Standard First Aid with CPR-C-AED certificate. This condensed program will take you through practical skills and training needed to recertify your Standard First Aid. 

 

Students must provide proof of their Standard First Aid with CPR-C-AED certification (not expired more than 6 months).

 

Course contents include:

  • roles and responsibilities

  • management of an unresponsive casualty

  • management of a responsive casualty with head and spinal injuries

  • adult, child and infant resuscitation including (1 and 2 Rescuer CPR with AED and first aid for choking

  • medical conditions

  • severe bleeding

  • secondary survey

  • wound care

  • bone and joint injuries

  • chest injuries

  • multiple casualty management

  • poisoning

  • burns and WHMIS

  • eye injuries

  • cold and heat

  • rescue carries

  • emergency childbirth

  • written examination

Upon successful completion of all components participants will receive a national certificate valid for 3 years.

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