Child Care First Aid & CPR

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Comprehensive two-day course offering lifesaving first aid skills, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills, and injury prevention skills and knowledge, with a focus on childhood injuries and illnesses. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines and meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial early childhood education and day care worker safety requirements.

Completion

  • Successfully demonstrate skills and critical steps

  • Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation

  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course

Certification    

3-year certification in Standard Child Care First Aid

Recertification    

8 hours in-class*
 

Course Content            

  • The Red Cross

  • Responding to Emergencies

  • The EMS system

  • Check, Call, Care

  • Airway emergencies

  • Breathing and Circulation emergencies - child and baby

  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest – child and baby

  • Wound care

  • Head, Neck and spinal injuries

  • Bone, Muscle and Joint injuries

  • Sudden Medical Emergencies

  • Environmental Illnesses

  • Poisons

  • Childhood Illnesses

  • Caring for Children