Standard Child Care First Aid

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*.

DURATION

Minimum 16 hours in-class

PREREQUISITE
None


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 and CPR Level A or C


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 Emergencies
• Poisons
• Childhood Illnesses
• Caring for Children
Includes any other content required by specific legislation


PARTICIPANT MATERIALS
• Child Care First Aid (manual from the Canadian Red Cross)
• Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook)
• Knowledge evaluation answer sheets

**Check local legislation to determine certification level, maintenance, and recertification requirements. www.redcross.ca/firstaidlegislation

(Above information as per Red Cross First Aid, obtained from https://redcross.ca)