The Importance of Standard First Aid with CPR Training
Accidents and emergencies can happen anytime and anywhere, whether at home, work, or in public places. In times of crisis, knowing how to respond and provide assistance can make a significant difference in saving someone’s life. That is why learning first aid and CPR is essential.
The Standard First Aid with CPR course is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to a medical emergency. This two-day course covers a range of topics, from legalities and disease management to musculoskeletal injuries and environmental illnesses.
Certification and Validity
Upon completing the Standard First Aid with CPR course, participants will receive certification approved by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and each applicable WSIB/WCB. The certification is valid for three years from the date of the course.
The course covers a wide range of topics to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills. Here are some key areas that participants will learn about in the course:
Participants will learn about legal issues surrounding first aid and emergency response, including duty of care, consent, and negligence.
Disease Management & Biohazards
Participants will be taught how to identify and manage infectious diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis, as well as how to handle biohazardous materials safely.
The Emergency Medical Services System
Participants will learn about the emergency medical services (EMS) system, including how it functions and its role in responding to medical emergencies.
Participants will learn how to assess a scene and ensure the safety of the victim and the first responder. They will also learn how to report the incident to the EMS and provide necessary information.
Bleeding Management and Shock
Participants will learn how to manage bleeding and shock, including how to control bleeding and administer CPR.
Participants will learn how to identify and manage cardiovascular emergencies, such as heart attack and stroke.
Airway and Breathing Emergencies
Participants will learn how to identify and manage airway and breathing emergencies, including choking and asthma attacks.
CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
Participants will learn how to perform CPR on adults, children, and infants.
Participants will learn how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) and when it is appropriate to use it.
Participants will learn how to conduct a secondary survey to identify injuries that may have been missed during the primary assessment.
Participants will learn how to identify and manage musculoskeletal injuries, such as fractures and dislocations.
Participants will learn how to manage different types of burns, including thermal, chemical, and electrical burns.
Poisons, Substance Abuse and Misuse
Participants will learn how to identify and manage different types of poisoning, substance abuse, and misuse.
Environmental Injuries and Illnesses
Participants will learn how to identify and manage environmental injuries and illnesses, such as hypothermia and heatstroke.
The Standard First Aid with CPR course offered by Mainland Safety Training Company is a comprehensive training program that provides individuals with the necessary knowledge and skills to respond to medical emergencies. The course covers a wide range of topics, including legalities, disease management, musculoskeletal injuries, and environmental injuries and illnesses. It also includes hands-on training in CPR and AED use, which can help save lives in emergency situations.
By taking this course, individuals can gain confidence in their ability to provide interventions for life-threatening emergencies until medical aid arrives. This training can also help individuals to prevent emergencies from occurring in the first place by educating them on the appropriate steps to take in emergency situations.
Mainland Safety Training Company offers this course at several locations, including Delta, Cloverdale, Chilliwack, Abbotsford, Kelowna, and West Kelowna. They are committed to providing high-quality training that meets the standards set by Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and each applicable WSIB/WCB.
If you’re interested in learning more about the Standard First Aid with CPR course, you can get in touch with Mainland Safety Training Company by phone at +1 604 617 0211 or by email at [email protected]. Their team of experienced trainers will be happy to answer any questions you may have and guide you through the registration process.
Remember, in emergency situations, every second counts, and having the proper training can mean the difference between life and death. Invest in yourself and your community by taking the Standard First Aid with CPR course today.