Courses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. Courses meet legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards, and include the latest CPR guidelines and training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Completion

Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate all required skills, including critical steps;
100% attendance and participation; 75% min. passing grade on a written, closed book knowledge evaluation; and adherence to the Fundamental Principles.

Certification

3 year certification in CPR Level A, C, or HCP

Recertification

Level A: not available; Level C : 3.5 hours;  Level HCP: 5 hours

Course Content

Level A – 4 Hours

  • The Red Cross
  • Responding to Emergencies
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Recovery position
  • Choking – adult
  • Assisting with medications
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Stroke
  • CPR  and AED– adult
  • Deadly bleeding

Level C – 5 Hours

  • Level A content
  • Choking — child and baby
  • CPR — child and baby

Level HCP – 6 Hours

  • Level C content
  • Jaw thrust
  • Pulse check
  • Rescue breathing—adult, child, and baby
  • BVM—adult, child, and baby
  • Two-rescuer CPR—adult, child, baby

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

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