Standard First Aid and CPR-C with AED Training

Standard First Aid and CPR-C with AED Training

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Course Summary

This 16-hour program will provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to a medical emergency in the workplace. A prompt response can save lives, reduce the amount of time lost due to workplace injuries, and lower the resulting costs. Trained employees have also been shown to be more safety-conscious in general, therefore reducing the number of incidents. This program meets the criteria outlined in Regulation 1101 for a valid St. Johns First Aid Certificate or its equivalent.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recall applicable legislation
  • Identify communicable diseases
  • Discuss airway, breathing, circulation
  • Discuss rescue breathing
  • Apply CPR skills
  • Recognize symptoms of heart attack and stroke
  • Identify and deal with choking (conscious/unconscious)
  • Recognize symptoms of shock and how to treat it
  • Check for wounds and bleeding
  • Check for muscular/skeletal emergencies
  • Check for head and spinal emergencies
  • Recognize burns
  • Identify respiratory emergencies
  • React to poisoning
  • Apply triage techniques
  • Apply crisis intervention techniques

This course has been specifically designed for groups that want to implement a medically directed Automated External Defibrillation (AED) program and have an AED at their place of work. This program teaches groups the roles and responsibilities of managing a cardiac arrest with CPR and an AED and ensures responders are confident to use the AED located at their place of work.

The AED module will cover the following topics:

  • Cardiac arrest management
  • Safe use of the AED
  • Crisis intervention
  • EMS reporting
  • Documentation

Target Audience

Workplaces that require Standard First Aid, CPR-C and AED training.

Legislative Reference

Ont. Reg. 1101 – First Aid Requirements