Emergency First Aid With CPR Level 1 and AED Level 1

Instructors, subcontracted by Canadian First-Aid Training Ltd., reserve the right to dismiss course attendees based on programming policies, protocols and procedures set-out by the Canadian Red Cross (participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course) as well as the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba.

Chapter 1: THE RED CROSS

  1. Henry Dunant: The Red Cross founder
  2. The Red Cross - Fundamental Principles
  3. Who We Are - The Canadian Red Cross
  4. How We Help
  5. Discussion

Chapter 2: PREPARING TO RESPOND

  1. The First-Aider’s Role: Responsibilities and the “rules”.
  2. Recognizing Emergencies
  3. Deciding to Act
  4. “The Good Samaritan Protection Act” - Discussion
  5. Get Consent (e.g. implied consent, etc.)
  6. Preparing for Emergencies
  7. Infection (e.g. disease transmission, face masks, gloves, hand washing, etc.)
  8. Discussion

Chapter 3: THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM


  1. The Emergency Medical Services System
  2. Who is Coming to Help?
  3. When to Call EMS/9-1-1
  4. How to Call EMS/9-1-1
  5. Moving a Person Before Providing Care
  6. Discussion

Chapter 4: CHECK, CALL, CARE

  1. Primary Survey - (e.g. CHECK - scene and responsiveness, CALL - 911, CARE - A, B, C, D
  2. CPR Chart
  3. Shock: Signs and Symptoms - Discussion
  4. Secondary Survey - (e.g. S.A.M.P.L.E., vital signs, head-to-toe check, hands-off check, hands-on check.
  5. Continual Care (e.g. Recovery Position, “Jean Pull” etc.)
  6. Should You Drive an Ill or Injured Person t Hospital?
  7. Discussion + Practical Component

Chapter 5: AIRWAY EMERGENCIES

  1. Mild Choking
  2. Severe Choking - Conscious (e.g. Causes of choking, Preventing Choking, Signs and Symptoms of Severe Choking, Choking in Larger or Pregnant Persons, Someone in a Wheelchair, Someone Who is too Tall, Choking Alone, Choking Children, etc.)
  3. Unconscious Choking (Adult, Child, Infant)
  4. Discussion + Practical Component

Chapter 6: BREATHING AND CIRCULATION EMERGENCIES


  1. Common Causes of Respiratory Distress: Hyperventilation, Asthma (e.g. Using Puffers, Aero-Chambers, etc.), Allergic Reactions, Anaphylaxis (i.e. Severe Allergies - e.g. How to use Epipens® and Twinject® Auto-Injectors)
  2. Heart-Attack, Angina, Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack “TIA” (e.g. Helping with Medications - Signs and Symptoms, etc.)
  3. Discussion

Chapter 7: FIRST-AID FOR RESPIRATORY AND CARDIAC ARREST

  1. Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - (Adult)
  2. Automated External Defibrillation (AED): Things to consider when using an AED
  3. Special Considerations: Air in the Stomach, Vomiting, Mouth to Nose Breathing, Mouth to Stoma Breathing, One-Hand Compressions, CPR on Pregnant Women
  4. Discussion + Practical Component

Chapter 11: WOUND CARE - VALUE ADDED COMPONENT - Taught

  1. Wounds
  2. Bruises
  3. Cuts and Scrapes
  4. “A stitch in Time” - When to get stitches
  5. Puncture Wounds
  6. Impales Objects
  7. Nose Bleeds
  8. Knocked-Out Teeth
  9. Eye Injuries
  10. Ear Injuries
  11. Infection
  12. Amputations
  13. Crush Injuries - UPON REQUEST
  14. Penetrating Chest Injuries - UPON REQUEST
  15. Blunt Chest Injuries: broken rib(s)
  16. Flail Chest
  17. Burns
  18. Discussion + Practical Component

Chapter 12: SUDDEN MEDICAL EMERGENCIES - VALUE ADDED COMPONENT - Taught

  1. Fainting
  2. Diabetic Emergencies
  3. Seizures
  4. Fever Convulsions
  5. Emergency Childbirth - UPON REQUEST
  6. Discussion

CANADIAN FIRST-AID TRAINING Ltd. provides the following list of value added components to all our in-house First-Aid, CPR and Automated External Defibrillation (AED) training. Some of them include:

  • Professional, fun and knowledgeable staff certified as Authorized Providers with the CANADIAN RED CROSS. 
  • Provide course specific manuals for students to keep. We only use accredited material developed by the CANADIAN RED CROSS, which is recognized in over 180 countries around the world!
  • CANADIAN FIRST-AID TRAINING Ltd. teaches to the new 2005 ILCOR (International Liaison Committee On Resuscitation) guidelines for which the CANADIAN RED CROSS is a participating member.

CANADIAN FIRST-AID TRAINING Ltd. only uses top of the line equipment. This includes:

Demonstrate, fully explain & use:

Automated External Defibrillator (AED) trainer units (Philips Health Care Canada) Authorized Distributor)

  • Gauze roller and triangular bandages, gauze non-stick pads, splints, etc. for all first-aid practical exercises (course specific)
  • Epipen® & Twinject® trainer units for practical exercises (i.e. severe allergies – anaphylaxis) (All first Aid courses)
  • Manitoba Regulations First Aid kits. (All first Aid courses)
  • Proper usage of Asthma puffers and Aero-Chambers® - i.e. (Spacers), etc.
  • Proper bandaging techniques are shown in every First-Aid Course we offer - (i.e.: Emergency First-Aid, Child Care First-Aid (1-day courses), Standard First-Aid (2-day course), etc.

CANADIAN FIRST-AID TRAINING Ltd. also does the following at no extra charge:

  • We customize the course to the knowledge of the group (i.e. take prior history into account).
  • Comprehensive review throughout the day
  • Full Explanation of Manitoba Good Samaritan Protection Act (Enacted – Dec. 7th, 2006).

After training has been completed, CANADIAN FIRST-AID TRAINING Ltd. will:

  • Stay afterwards to answer all questions, concerns and comments resulting from the training and leave each participant with contact information for any concerns, which may result from training.
  • Students receive 1 wallet certificate and 1 wall certificate* (8.5x 11) - (*First-Aid courses only)

Cost: $80.00 plus GST for hospitality industry

           $89.00 plus GST regular price

NOTE: three business days notice is required for a refund.

For more information, or to register, please contact info@safehospitality.com or by calling 957-7437.