First Responder Course

40 hour course Register

Course Description

First aid and CPR skills for professional first responders or those wanting to become first responders. Course teaches techniques for sustaining life, preventing further injuries, and caring for illnesses and injuries until the next level of medical personnel arrives. Includes Basic Life Saving (BLS) and AED.

Topics Included

Part 1 – Preparing to Respond

  • The responder
  • The emergency scene
  • Preventing disease transmission

Part 2 – Establishing Priorities of Care

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Airway and ventilation
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Bleeding
  • Shock

Traumatic Injuries

  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries

Medical Emergencies

  • Sudden illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Heat and cold-related emergencies

Special Populations and Situations

  • Special populations and crisis intervention
  • Childbirth
  • Reaching and moving people
  • Multiple casualty incidents
  • Transportation
  • Workplace

First Responder Course

$500+HST