Emergency First Aid / Level C CPR / AED (French)

Emergency First Aid / Level C CPR / AED (French)

Course Description:
This course has been designed by St. John Ambulance to train each participant to the Emergency level of first aid. The course will provide the participant with specific knowledge, skills and confidence that will enable them to recognize when first aid is needed, administer first aid at an emergency scene and recognize when more qualified help or medical help is required.

Duration:
8 hours

Who Should Attend:
Anybody who is interested in learning emergency first aid or who is required as a condition of employment to participate in the course. Under the legislation, if more than one but less than 15 workers are on one shift, at least one worker must have a valid emergency first aid certificate.  If more than 15 but less than 200 workers are on one shift at least one worker must have a standard first aid certificate and one worker in each group of 25 must have an emergency first aid certificate. If there are 200 or more workers on one shift there must be a first aid attendant and one worker in each group of 25 must have an emergency first aid certificate. Certification must be renewed every three years.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of “Emergency First Aid” each participant will have an awareness of:

  • The principles of first aid and emergency scene management
  • How to perform a scene survey and a primary survey
  • How to recognize and provide first aid for shock, unconsciousness and fainting
  • How to recognize breathing emergencies and provide artificial respiration for an adult
  • How to recognize choking and provide first aid for a choking adult
  • How to recognize major wounds and provide first aid for severe internal and external bleeding and amputations
  • Risk factors, preventative health measures and types of cardiovascular disease
  • How to recognize a cardiovascular emergency and provide first aid
  • How to perform one-rescuer CPR for an adult casualty
  • How to recognize and provide first aid for head, spinal and pelvic injuries
  • How to prevent eye injuries
  • How to provide first aid for several types of eye injuries
  • Measures taken to prevent burns
  • How to recognize and provide first aid for burns
  • How to recognize and provide first aid for a diabetic emergency
  • How to recognize and provide first aid for an epileptic seizure
  • How to recognize and provide first aid for convulsions in a child
  • How to recognize and provide first aid for a severe asthma attack
  • How to recognize and provide first aid for a severe allergic reaction

Recertification:  3 Years