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Standard First Aid BLS (Basic Life Support, formerly HCP) Blended - Pickering, Ontario

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Red Cross Certified Standard First Aid BLS

This blended online course from the Canadian Red Cross is made up of two parts - the online and the in-class component. 

When signing up for this program, you are signing up for both the online and the in-class components.  

Choose the date for the in-class training that works best for you. 

Please ensure you allow enough time to complete the online portion before the in-class training.  At minimum, allow three days (one to complete the course which is 6 - 8 hours of online training, and two days for administration).

 

Location:

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

 

Duration: 8 hours online and 8 hours in-class
Course start time: 9am

Complementary Coffee, tea and water provided.
Free parking available.

About the Standard First Aid BLS (Basic Life Support) course:

This course covers a wide range of first aid and CPR skills through a comprehensive two-day course, and includes BLS training,  required for health care providers. BLS training is a requirement to be able to advance to the ACLS certification.

This training includes the current first aid and CPR guidelines, and meets the legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards.

Course Instructor

All Swift Response courses are taught by field - experienced instructors, trained at an advanced level. All instructors are certified by the Canadian Red Cross.

Completion 

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.

Certification

Successful completion of this course provides a 3-year certification in Standard First Aid and CPR Level C and a 1 year certification in BLS from the Canadian Red Cross.

Course Content

  • 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 a wide range of different wounds
  • Head, neck and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies including mental health emergencies and childbirth
  • Heat Cramps, Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
  • Hypothermia and frostbite
  • Drowning
  • Poisons, drug overdose or alcohol poisoning
  • Bites and stings
  • Perform a rapid assessment

  • Initiate the emergency response system

  • Perform BLS Skills

  • Perform rapid defibrillation 

Includes any other content required by specific legislation