First Aid


Standard First Aid is the most commonly required training course in the workplace and is 16 Hrs in length. In addition to CPR, this course offers valuable information and skills to a first aider so that you will be effective until EMS arrives.

Course Outline

  • Legal Requirements and Responsibilities in the Workplace for Albertans
  • The Need for and Importance of CPR
  • The Sign of Lifeā„¢ (Primary Assessment)
  • CPR for Adult, Child and Infant (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation)
  • AED Training
  • Partial and Complete Airway Obstructions for Adult, Child and Infant
  • Special Considerations when doing CPR
  • Basic Structure and Function of the Respiratory System
  • Basic Structure and Function of the Circulatory System
  • Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease
  • Signs and Symptoms and First Aid for Angina / Heart Attack and TIA / Stroke
  • Severe External Bleeding, Amputations and Care for Amputated Tissue
  • Internal Bleeding / Shock
  • Unconsciousness / Fainting
  • Recovery Position
  • Closed and Open Wounds
  • Scalp, Ear, Eye, Mouth and Nose Injuries
  • Thermal Injuries (Burns)
  • Chemical and Electrical Injuries (Burns)
  • Drowning, Hyperventilation, Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Inhalation, and Chest Injuries
  • Principles of the Secondary Assessment
  • Head / Spine and Pelvic Injuries
  • Poisons, bites, Stings
  • Cold Emergencies
  • Heat Emergencies
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Seizures
  • Emergency Child Birth
  • Bone and Joint Injuries
  • First Aid Kits