Emergency First Aid Basic Life Support (BLS), Formerly HCP - Pickering, Ontario
Duration: 7 hours
Course start time: 9am
Complementary Coffee, tea and water provided.
About the Emergency First Aid and CPR BLS course:
This is a basic one-day course offering lifesaving first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home and includes BLS training, required for health care providers. Course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.
Successful completion of this course provides a 3-year certification in Emergency First Aid CPR Level C and a 1 year certification in BLS from the Canadian Red Cross.
All Swift Response courses are taught by field - experienced instructors, trained at an advanced level. All instructors are certified by the Canadian Red Cross.
Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps;
100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.
- Preparing to respond
- Legal issues around first aid
- The Emergency Medical System (911)
- Partial, complete and unresponsive choking
- Breathing and Circulation emergencies including asthma, allergic reactions, heart attack and stroke
- CPR and AED
- Care for life-threatening wounds
Perform a rapid assessment
Initiate the emergency response system
Perform BLS Skills
Perform rapid defibrillation
Includes any other content required by specific legislation