Advanced First Aid

A comprehensive course offering advanced first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those typically designated as a senior workplace first aid attendant. Course covers a variety of topics from basic (circulation and breathing emergencies, and prevention of disease transmission) to advanced (sudden medical emergencies and injuries to the head and/or spine), including instruction dedicated to understanding workplace legislation and responsibilities.
Duration: 14–16 hours
Instructor: Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer
Completion: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam
Certification: 3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED
Recertification: 6–9 hours; includes CPR Level A, C, or HCP and AED; adheres to local legislation
Course Content
Preparing to respond
The EMS system
Check, Call, Care
Airway emergencies
Breathing and circulation emergencies
First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
Wound care
Head and spine injuries
Bone, muscle and joint injuries
Sudden medical emergencies
Environmental emergencies
Poisons
Includes any other content required by specific legislation 

Take-Home Materials: First Aid & CPR Manual Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)

PO Box 188
Summerside PE
C1N 4Y8

902-436-2567