STANDARD FIRST AID & CPR C
The Standard First Aid course (including CPR C) is a Canadian Red Cross certification that includes a 3-year certification before recertification is required.
Candidates will learn how to deal with the following emergencies:
- Care of a conscious or unconscious patient
- CPR for adults, children and infants
- Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
- Choking for adults, children and infants
- Circulatory emergencies (including chest pain, stroke and deadly bleeding)
- Breathing emergencies
- Basic wound care
- Head and spinal injuries
- Bone and joint injuries
- Sudden medical emergencies (including fainting, diabetes and seizures)
- Heat and cold emergencies
Standard First Aid is an equivalent award to OFA 1, and the most comprehensive workplace course recognized by WorkSafe BC.
Certifications must be from one of the 5 recognized agencies: Red Cross, Lifesaving, Heart & Stroke foundation, Canadian Ski Patrol and St. Johns.
Prerequisites: 14 years old