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Course Overview

Comprehensive one or two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest First-Aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds other standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

 

Certification

Red Cross 3-year certification in Standard First Aid, CPR (Level A, C, or HCP) and AED

Recertification

Those with current Red Cross certification can qualify for the recertification course.

Requirement: Proof of current Standard First-Aid & CPR Certification


Delivery

2 great ways to learn!

  • Classroom/ Traditional Delivery
    • In-class, face-to-face instruction 
      • Regular (14 - 16 Hours)
      • Re-Certification (6 - 9 Hours)
    • Recommended option, especially for Health Care Professionals, Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, Personal Support Workers, Caregivers, etc. 
  • Blended Delivery
    • Combination of online learning with in-class, face-to-face instruction in-class
    • Recommended for Workplaces and Groups
    • For more information, please contact us

Course Content

  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Wound care
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Poisons

Register for a course

We would love to have you join us for one of our courses.

Check our upcoming schedule and register online or contact us to book your course today! .  


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why should I take the training with Metrocare?

  • Metrocare takes an innovative hands-on approach to training which places trainees in real-life scenarios to make learning fun and interactive. 

How physically strenuous is the training?

  • The training does require some physical activity as trainees are asked to demonstrate all of the skills. However, accommodations can be made to adjust the training to individual needs or limitations. 

What should I wear?

  • We recommend to wear either comfortable or athletic clothes and running shoes as the CPR portions require physical activity.