Standard First Aid Certificate
This in-depth program is a two day working session which
includes the course content from the Emergency First Aid Program and
deals with potentially life-threatening situations as well as Secondary
Victim Assessments. The Standard First Aid program, advanced in its'
elective topics, allows candidates the option to customize their program
to fulfil the needs of the group, workplace, job related experience
or personal interest. As with Emergency First Aid, the Heart Saver CPR
course is also included in the Standard First Aid Program.
Such elective topics can include:
Musculoskeletal Injuries (broken bones)
Medical Conditions (diabetes mellitus, epilepsy, anaphylaxis)
Oxygen Supplementation (workplace specific)
Heat Induced Emergencies (heat exhaustion & heat stroke)
Multiple Injury Management (Triage & Assessments)
Extremity Injuries (hands, feet)
Infant/Child Resuscitation (CPR)
S.C.U.B.A. Related Injuries
Aquatic Emergency Care Emergencies
Chest, Pelvic, & Abdominal Injuries
Respiratory Emergencies (asthma, emphyzema, hyperventilation)
Facial Injuries (eye, ear, nose & mouth)
Spinal Trauma & Immobilization
Emergency Child Birth
Defibrillation (information session)
Environmental Illnesses & Injuries.
Once again, the principles of adult education through
our practical advance, creates the ability for each learner to improvise
quickly, through understanding the basics of managing an emergency situation.
Time required: 13 hours (minimum)
Standard First Aid includes: All required & necessary
course materials, a full colour First Response First Aid Reference Manual
and Heart Saver course guide in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR),
which teaches recognition and reaction to emergency situations. These
manuals are written for easy understanding and review, including information
about skills performance guidelines for CPR and first response, heart
health information, heart health tips, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular
disease, safety tips to prevent injuries, disease transmission and a
variety of emergency situations. Poison information, Emergency Medical
Services Information, a single *Resuscitation Barrier Device, and certification
cards required for each program are also received post program.