First Responder Recertification Course

Regular price $370.00 CAD
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Course by the Canadian Red Cross

Course Description: This First Responder (FR) recertification course covers comprehensive first aid and CPR training for professional first responders or individuals in need for FR recertification. This course focuses on important skills, including the patient assessment model, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills, hemorrhage control, and care for a wide range of acute and chronic conditions.

Participants in this course will benefit from engaging and dynamic training techniques. These include video presentations, multimedia demonstrations, hands-on practice sessions, interactive discussions, and real-life scenario-based training. This multifaceted approach ensures that participants are well-prepared to handle a variety of emergency situations effectively. 

Intended Audience: This course is designed for a wide range of professionals and individuals aged 13 and older, including those in fire services, rescue teams, workplace response teams, sports medicine, lifeguarding, and ski patrol. 

Course Prerequisites:

  • Participants must have current Canadian Red Cross First Responder with BLS Certification that is about to expire. Your card cannot be expired (FR certificate expires 3 years to the day after it was issued. BLS certificate expires 1 year to the day after it was issued)

First Responder with BLS Recertification Course Overview

Course Content

  • The Professional Responder
  • Responding to the call
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment
  • Airway management and respiratory emergencies
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Shock
  • Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Acute and chronic illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Environmental illnesses
  • Pregnancy, labour, and delivery
  • Special populations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Reaching, lifting, and extricating patients
  • Multiple-casualty incidents
  • Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Course Duration

20 hours (2 days)

3-year Red Cross certification in First Responder
1-year Red Cross certification in Basic Life Support 

Course Materials

Included in the course:

  • Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Reference Text (eBook)

(Hard copy can be purchased, but it is not included in the course)

It is advised that you read the textbook in its entirety prior to the course.

You can take our First Responder with BLS Recertification Course at multiple locations including Ottawa, Kingston, Montreal, Pembroke, Arnprior, Kemptville, and Smith Falls. Our experienced instructors provide practical, hands-on training, ensuring you sharpen the required skills to proficiently manage emergencies.

If you have questions about course availability or require further information about this course, our First Responder Course with BLS and or even our equipment first aid emergency cases and bags, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.

At First Aid Plus, we are fully committed to delivering exceptional education to help individuals and medical professionals enhance their life-saving skills.

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