This intermediate first aid with CPR level C course is designed for individuals who may have a delayed response (for example, work at a remote job site) to Emergency Medical Services or who work in an industrial or high-risk activity setting. Intermediate First Aid training is focused on Basic Life Support skills and follows the new CSA standards Z1210-17 and the “Alberta Plus” standards. It includes AED and CPR level C training (adult, child and 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.