This course is designed for those individuals who live or work in areas where the availability of emergency medical services may be delayed and for those trying to meet Government regulations. First aid training is a great skill set that can be applied in various situations – at work and at home.
Saga’s Basic First Aid course follows the new CSA standards Z1210-17 and the “Alberta Plus” standards. This course includes level C CPR (Adult, child & Infant)
Principles of Workplace First Aid – Role and Responsibilities of Workplace First Aider, Administration of Medication, Workplace First Aid Kit and Equipment, Principles of Effective Communication, Workplace First Aider Safety and Personal Protection, Occupational Health and Safety
Management of Injured / ill Workers – Scene Management, Primary Survey, Secondary Survey, Ongoing Assessments
Airway Management – Basic Airway Management
Breathing Management – Respiratory System, Management of Respiratory Emergencies
Circulation Management – Circulatory System, Management of Cardiovascular Emergencies, Nervous System, Management of Shock, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
Injury Management – Internal and External Hemorrhage, Ears, Eyes and Nose Injuries, Burn Management, Management of Musculoskeletal System Injuries
Medical Emergencies – Poison Management, Anaphylaxis, Diabetic Emergencies, Seizures, Stroke, Mental Health Emergencies, Environmental Injury and illness
Transportation Management – Transportation, Multiple Injured/ ill Worker Incidents and Transportation
Spinal and Neurological Emergencies Management – Spinal and Neurological Emergencies
Upon successful completion of this course (with a passing mark of 70%) and the skills assessment, a unique certificate, valid for three years, will be provided.