Standard Child Care First Aid & CPR

Course Description

Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills with a focus on childhood injuries and illnesses. Designed for those in the early childhood education industry or those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies involving children and babies. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Duration

16–20 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Instructor

Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer.

Completion Requirements

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam.

Certification

3-year certification in Standard Child Care First Aid, CPR Level B, and AED.

Recertification

8–9 hours (may not be recognized by some provincial child care legislation, in which case the entire course has to be retaken).

Course Content

  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Wound care
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Childhood illnesses
  • Keeping children safe

*Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Material

Red Cross Child Care First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)

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