Course meet the needs of the general public and help workplaces comply with both federal and provincial/territorial occupational health and safety legislation.
They are delivered in easy-to-follow steps, using practical hands-on components and a variety of training materials.
One day course on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen.
Basic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home.
Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. The course covers the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.
The BLS for Healthcare Provider (C) course skills taught are 1- and 2-rescuer adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), choking, automated external defibrillator (AED) training and the use of bag valve mask (BVM).
The course is designed for health-care professionals (i.e., doctors, nurses and paramedics), respiratory and pulmonary technologists, physiotherapists and occupational therapists, dentists and dental hygienists, and student/educators in health profession education programs who need a credentialed course. It is also open to first responders who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.
Workplace Emergency First Aid (WEFA) is a 1 day course that teaches workers how to deal with the most common workplace first-aid emergencies. This course the covers different topics including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED). The Red Cross Workplace Emergency First Aid program is recognized by WorkSafe BC as equivalent to the OFA Level 1 program.
The official Canadian Red Cross First Aid app puts lifesaving advice in your hands. Get instant access to videos, interactive quizzes and simple step-by-step advice to help you maintain your life-saving skills and respond when needed.