Emergency First Aid

Emergency First Aid Program Intent:

Western Canada Fire & First Aid’s 8-hour Emergency First Aid with CPR level C course is designed for individuals who have easy access to Emergency Medical Services. The focus of training is on maintaining an open airway, assisting breathing, controlling bleeding and preventing further injury until medical care is available. This course also includes AED and CPR level C training. Successful candidates of the emergency first aid course at Western Canada Fire & First Aid will receive a certificate recognized by Alberta Human Resources and Employment, Workplace Health and Safety that is valid for 3 years (Note: Western Canada Fire & First Aid Inc. appears on page 6 of theList of Approved Courses). Emergency First Aid courses are held at Western Canada Fire & First Aid’s training facility in Edmonton, Alberta or onsite at your location for a minimum number of students.

Who Should Attend Emergency First Aid?

Individuals who live or work in areas where Emergency Medical Services are available, work in a low hazard environment and for those trying to meet Government regulations. For more information on government regulations pertaining to first aid certifications on the work site, please visit Province of Alberta – OHS Code Explanation Guide – Part 11 First Aid.  First aid training is a great skill set that can be applied in various situations – at work and at home.

Emergency First Aid Course Content:

  • Principles of Safety
  • First Aid Legislation & Provincial Requirements
  • First Aiders’ & Employers’ Responsibilities
  • Chain of Survival, Universal Precautions
  • Basic Anatomy & Physiology
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Types of Shock, Stages of Shock & Treatment
  • Cardiovascular Disease / Angina, Heart Attack, Stroke & TIA
  • Basic Life Support / Initial Assessment (Danger Management, Assessment of a Patients Level of Responsiveness)
  • Basic Life Support / Primary Survey (Airway, Breathing, Circulation & Deadly Bleeding)
  • The Recovery Position & Care of an Unconscious Patient
  • Rescue Breathing & Rescue Breathing Special Considerations
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & Defibrillation
  • 1 Rescuer Adult/Child CPR Sequence
  • 1 Rescuer Adult/Child CPR with AED Sequence
  • 2 Rescuer Adult/Child CPR with AED Sequence
  • Infant CPR (1 Rescuer)
  • Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (Choking)
  • Internal & External Bleeding, Bandaging & Slings

Course Start Time: 8:30 AM
Course Duration: Approximately 8 hours

To view all upcoming courses and register online, please click here

Our vision is to see every worker returning home safely every day. Call us at 780-469-4887 to register for your safety course today.