First Responder


First aid and CPR skills for professional first responders or those wanting to become first responders. Course teaches techniques for sustaining life, preventing further injuries, and caring for illnesses and injuries until the next level of medical personnel arrives. Includes CPR level HCP and AED.


Duration: 40–44 hours.
Instructor: Canadian Red Cross Advanced Emergency Care Instructor
Prerequisite: CPR Level C
Completion Requirements: 100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam
Certification: 3-year certification in First Responder, CPR Level HCP, and AED

Course Content:


Part 1 – The Responder
> The responder
> The emergency scene
> Preventing disease transmission


Part 2 – Establishing Priorities of Care
> Human body systems
> Assessment
> Respiratory emergencies
> Airway and ventilation
> Circulatory emergencies
> Bleeding
> Shock


Part 3 – 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
> Childbirth
> Crisis intervention
> Reaching and moving people
> Multiple casualty incidents


Includes CPR HCP
Includes any other content required by specific legislation


Take-Home: Red Cross Emergency Care Manual
Red Cross Emergency Care Workbook
Certification card and optional wall certificate

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