The Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code directs that all businesses in Alberta have a specified number of certified first aiders on each shift. If you are working alone, you must have a certification.
This one day course is designed to prepare you to handle life threatening emergencies. A combination of hands-on practical sessions, presentations, and lectures quickly develops confidence and skill, resulting in a nationally recognized certificate. The certificate is valid for three years.
Topics covered include:
Emergency Scene Management
Recognition, prevention, and treatment of shock
Interventions for foreign body airway obstruction
Care of severely bleeding casualties
Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Automated External Defibrillation
Common medical emergencies