MENU

Emergency First Aid

Emergency First Aid

This one day course (8Hrs) serves as an introduction to First Aid concentrating primarily on CPR skills, controlling bleeding, treating shock and respiratory emergencies.

Course Outline

  • Legal Requirements and Responsibilities in the Workplace for Albertans
  • The Need for and Importance of CPR
  • The Sign of Life™ (Primary Assessment)
  • CPR for Adult, Child and Infant (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation)
  • AED Training
  • Partial and Complete Airway Obstructions for Adult, Child and Infant
  • Special Considerations when doing CPR
  • Basic Structure and Function of the Respiratory System
  • Basic Structure and Function of the Circulatory System
  • Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Signs and Symptoms and First Aid for Angina / Heart Attack and TIA / Stroke
  • Severe External Bleeding, Amputations and Care for Amputated Tissue
  • Internal Bleeding / Shock
  • Unconsciousness / Fainting
  • Recovery Position
  • Closed and Open Wounds
  • Scalp, Ear, Eye, Mouth and Nose Injuries
  • Thermal Injuries (Burns)
  • Chemical and Electrical Injuries (Burns)
  • Drowning, Hyperventilation, Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Inhalation, and Chest Injuries