Emergency level first aid is a state-of-the-art, modular course of basic first aid skills and other select subjects needed to sustain life and manage the scene of an injury.
The Emergency Level First Aid course is built on the same core and elective lessons as the Standard Level course. The course includes core and elective lessons, as well as a written exam.
Both the Standard First Aid and Emergency First Aid courses include five core lessons (four hours):
- Emergency Scene Management
- Shock, Unconsciousness, and Fainting
- Choking (Adult)
- Cardiovascular Emergencies and One-Rescuer CPR (Adult casualty)
- Severe Bleeding
There are 18 elective lessons. The Emergency course includes approximately 1.5 hours** of elective content, while the Standard course includes about 7.5 hours.**
- Medical Conditions (Diabetes, Convulsions, Asthma, Allergies)
- Child Resuscitation
- Infant Resuscitation
- Two-Rescuer CPR
- Automated External Defibrillation
- Secondary Survey
- Bone and Joint Injuries
- Head/Spinal and Pelvic Injuries
- Chest Injuries
- Wound Care
- Multiple Casualty Management
- Rescue Carries
- Eye Injuries
- Poisons, Bite, and Stings
- Heat and Cold Illness and Injuries
- Emergency Childbirth and Miscarriage
- Artificial Respiration
- * Quoted price is per person. HST not included.
- ** The length of St. John Ambulance courses may vary depending on modules selected and provincial or territorial regulations.
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