First Responder (Recertification) - Pickering, Ontario

First Responder (Recertification) - Pickering, Ontario

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Course details:

Red Cross Certified First Responder Recertification training course


Swift Response
1815 Ironstone Manor, Unit 14a
Pickering, ON  (Map)

Duration: 20 hours 

Time: 8am to 6pm on weekends

Free parking, complementary coffee and tea provided. 

Quality is our top priority. It's not just about getting your certificate; we want to make sure you learn the skills, and can perform them under pressure, preparing you for real world situations.  Our instructors are field experienced professionals with a passion for medical response. We go above and beyond to help our students to learn and succeed.   

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About the First Responder Recertification Program:

The First Responder course is ideal for first responders such as firefighters, police, Lifeguards and workplace responders. This course provides the skills and knowledge to help sustain life, minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness, and reduce pain in an emergency situation. 

Included in this course is BLS (Basic Life Support) and AED. 


Current First Responder certification. 


100% attendance, skills demonstration, two evaluated scenarios, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam


3-year certification in First Responder, BLS and AED from the Canadian Red Cross

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 BLS
Includes any other content required by specific legislation