Learn the latest standards in resuscitation! All of our First Aid, CPR and AED courses follow the latest standards put out by the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), the Canadian Red Cross, and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC). In these courses you will learn about:
- The Red Cross
- Preparing to respond (Good Samaritan Act, prevention of disease transmission, use of barrier devices)
- The EMS system
- Patient assessment (check, call, care)
- Managing airway emergencies – management of choking emergencies
- Providing artificial respiration for respiratory arrest (Basic Life Support only)
- Caring for circulation emergencies (angina, heart attack, stroke)
- Cardiac arrest management – One Rescuer CPR & AED
- Cardiac arrest management – Two Rescuer CPR (Basic Life Support Only)
- Use of the Bag Valve Mask (Basic Life support only)
What CPR courses can I take?
CPR-A is a 3-4 hour course focusing on basic life support skills for adult patients. CPR-A is appropriate training for fitness instructors, people who work in long term care facilities, and people who want to learn CPR skills to care for a parent or spouse. A complete list of course content can be found to the right.
The CPR-A course costs $50 per participant, which includes all taxes and a full colour manual (Digital).
Canadian Red Cross CPR-A certification is valid for 3 years.
CPR-C is a 5-6 hour course that focuses on basic life support skills for babies, children, and adults. CPR-C is appropriate for people with a general interest in CPR and is often a pre-requisite for educational programs.
The CPR-C course costs $75 per participant, which includes all taxes and a full colour manual (Digital).
Canadian Red Cross CPR-C certification is valid for 3 years.
The Red Cross Basic Life Support course, with airway management and oxygen administration modules, is a 6-8 hour program targeted towards health care providers who may be required to resuscitate patients. The program is appropriate for paramedics, nurses, doctors, and other allied health care professionals such as respiratory therapists. During the course you will learn how to perform high performance CPR in a team setting, using equipment found in the emergency health care setting.
The BLS course costs $95 per participant, which includes all taxes and a full colour manual (Digital).
Canadian Red Cross BLS certification is valid for 3 years.
3-4 hour CPR recertification classes are available upon request. You must possess a current CPR certificate to attend.
How do I register for a CPR Course?
Our CPR courses are currently offered on a group course basis only, and are available to groups of 8 or more throughout the Greater Vancouver area (Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Maple Ridge, Langley, Cloverdale, Surrey, White Rock, Delta, Richmond, North Vancouver, West Vancouver) and the Fraser Valley (Mission, Aldergrove, Abbotsford, Chilliwack).
To book a CPR course for a group of 8 or more please CONTACT US.