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We are proud to offer students and potential customers a direction and information on registering in standard first aid training. This is an amazing course offered to Canadians through a number of first aid providers. The following providers offer this program

  • St Mark James Training
  • The Lifesaving Society
  • The Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • St. Johns Ambulance

This is one of the most popular courses. It is among the three major courses offered to Canadians through the major providers. The following are the major first aid and CPR classes offered in Canada

  • Emergency First Aid
  • Standard First Aid
  • Occupational First Aid (offered only in British Columbia)
  • Childcare First Aid (offered only through St Mark James)

All of the above mentioned first aid classes include training and certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Each course typically comes standard with a level of CPR training, however, candidates have the optioning of upgrading to a higher level of CPR. The following are the different CPR courses available when registering for a major first aid course.

  • CPR level “A” (typically comes standard with emergency first aid)
  • CPR level “B” (is the only option for childcare first aid)
  • CPR level “C” (typically comes standard with standard first aid)
  • CPR level “HCP” (typically can only be offered through standard first aid)

All CPR classes include training in the usage of automated external defibrillators. This simple technology improves the chances of revival for victims of cardiac arrest.

Candidates enrolled in standard first aid will learn about a large amount of different first aid topics. Participants will learn to recognize and manage emergencies that involve:

  • Heart Attacks
  • Angina
  • Transient Ischemic Attacks
  • Stroke
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Aspiration
  • Asthma
  • Hyperventilation
  • Head Trauma
  • Seizures
  • Head and Neck Injuries
  • Deadly Bleeding
  • Bruising and Swelling
  • Broken Bones and Fractures
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Embedded objects
  • Poisons
  • Hypothermia
  • Heat Stroke
  • Heat Cramps
  • Heat Exhaustion
  • Fainting
  • Shock
  • Diabetic Emergencies

These topics will be covered in detail in all standard first aid courses that are offered through the credible providers mentioned above.

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