Standard First Aid with Basic Life Support

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.

In addition to Standard First Aid, this course teaches Basic Life Support level CPR (formerly known as Health Care Provider).  It is intended for in-facility care providers, including nursing staff, care aides, medical and dental professionals, as well as pre-hospital care providers, which may include professionals in a fire service, rescue team, sports-medicine, lifeguards and ski patrol.

The course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.

Course Content:

  • The Red Cross

  • Preparing to respond

  • The EMS system

  • Check, Call, Care

  • Airway emergencies

  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies

  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest at the Basic Life Support Level

  • Wound care

  • Head and spine injuries

  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries

  • Sudden Medical Emergencies

  • Environmental Emergencies

  • Poisons (includes opioid poisoning)

Course Length:

2 days (16 hours)

Prerequisites:

  • None

Certification:

Successful participants must demonstrate practical skills competency and achieve 70% on a multiple choice exam. Certification is valid for 3 years.

Course Fee:

$165.00 + GST

Course Offered in:

  • English

  • Punjabi (Private Groups Only)

Course Dates

Venue :

Course Name Location Start Date
Standard First Aid with Basic Life Support (Thursday & Friday) June 3/4, 2021 - Burnaby Burnaby Campus (100 - 5151 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5E 3N1)
  • June 3, 2021 8:30 am
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