STANDARD FIRST AID RECERTIFICATION

Lifesaver 101 Course Outline

STANDARD FIRST AID RECERTIFICATION

FEE: $75    ($66.37 + $8.63 HST)

In order to qualify for the 1 day Standard First Aid & CPR Level C + AED Recertification criteria you must meet the following criteria.

1) Your previous certificate may not be expired.
2) Your previous certificate may not be a renewal. We are only permitted to recertifiy the Standard First Aid Program one time. If your previous certificate is a renewal you must complete the two day program. When you return to recertify you may then do the 1 day recertification.
3) Your previous certificate must be a Lifesaver 101 certificate. No provider is allowed to recertify another provider’s program.

These regulations are directly from the WSIB. Exceptions cannot be made.

This is a 1 day program and is valid for 3 years.  All participants will be provided with a Lifesaver 101 First Aid & CPR Manual and a certificate upon successful completion of the program.

Health Care Providers (HCP Level CPR)

All CPR courses are taught at Level C.  However the CPR certification may be upgraded to the Health Care Provider (HCP) Level upon request.  Simply inform the Lifesaver 101 Team Member during your registration.

There is currently no additional fee for this upgrade.

PROGRAM CONTENTS INCLUDE:

  • Understand the purpose of the program and the role of the first aider.
  • Learn to manage an emergency medical situation using the Lifesaver 101 Rules of 123 & ABC and the 4 stages of Emergency Scene Management.
  • Discuss reasons people may be hesitant to administer first aid such as personal safety, legalities and lack of training.
  • Recognize and treat different levels of consciousness including fainting.
  • Recognize and treat shock.
  • Recognize and treat minor and severe bleeding including internal bleeding, embedded objects and amputations.
  • Recognize and treat medical conditions including diabetes, seizures, asthma, allergies, heart attack and stroke.
  • Use the Lifesaver 101 Survival Links to manage a cardiac emergency.
  • Recognize and treat burns.
  • Administer Adult, Child and Infant CPR.
  • Recognize and treat unconscious choking.
  • Demonstrate how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in a variety of scenarios.
  • Discuss care of maintenance of an AED.
  • Recognize head and spinal injuries and know when and how to move the casualty if required.
  • Recognize and treat choking using the 2 step “5 & 5” rescue technique.