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Canadian Red Cross

First Responder with BLS CPR/AED

First Responder with BLS CPR/AED

Regular price $559.74 CAD
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This course is designed to teach First Responders advanced first aid techniques: how to sustain life, prevent further injuries, and the consequences of further injury until more advanced medical personnel arrive.

 About this course

 • 40–44 hour course with flexible scheduling options 
• 3-year certification in First Responder (note that the BLS certification portion is only valid for one year)
• Includes CPR Level BLS (note that the BLS certification portion is only valid for one year)
• Includes AED (Automated External Defibrillation) certification (where local legislation permits) 
• Conducted by a certified Red Cross First Responder Instructor or Emergency Medical Responder Instructor

Held at 506-1580 Merivale Road,  Ottawa, ON 


Weekday Courses: Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Weekend Courses: Friday 6pm - 10pm, Saturday and Sunday 8:30 - 5:00pm


No prerequisites required for this course. 

 Course content

• The Emergency Scene 
• Body Systems 
• Preventing Disease Transmission 
• Primary Survey 
• Secondary Survey 
• Measuring Blood Pressure 
• Respiratory Emergencies 
• Cardiac Emergencies (CPR-BLS) 
• AED 
• Breathing Devices 
• Bleeding and Shock 
• Soft Tissue Injuries 
• Musculoskeletal injuries 
• Injuries to the Head and Spine 
• Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis 
• Injuries to the Extremities 
• Sudden Illness 
• Poisoning 
• Heat and Cold Emergencies 
• Special Populations/Crisis Intervention 
• Childbirth 
• Reaching and Moving Casualties 
• Multiple Casualty Incident 
• Written exam (min. passing grade 75%)

What makes us different?

Although other providers may give the same content as above, our Instructors make all the difference. Others may use "Contractors" to teach for them, all of our Instructors are our employees.

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