Red Cross Training Partner

First Responder

First Responder

Duration
40 Hours

Location
Canadian Red Cross, 17 Major's Path, St. John's

*Flexible scheduling options for groups.

First aid and CPR skills for professional & volunteer first responders

This program teaches techniques for sustaining life, preventing further injuries, and caring for illnesses and injuries until the next level of medical personnel arrives. Includes CPR level HCP and AED.

Prerequisite
CPR Level CP

Completion
100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam 

Certification
3-year certification in First Responder, CPR Level HCP, and AED

Course Content

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

Part 3 - Traumatic Injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries

Part 4 - Medical Emergencies
  • Sudden illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Heat- and cold-related emergencies

Part 5 - Special Populations and Situations
  • Special populations and crisis intervention
  • Childbirth
  • Reaching and moving people
  • Multiple casualty incidents
  • Transportation
  • Workplace

Includes CPR Level BLS/HCP
Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Cost: $575 (plus applicable tax)

Take-Home Material: Emergency Care Manual



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