Canadian Red Cross Emergency Child Care First-Aid and CPR
Courses Description

Red Cross Emergency Child Care First-Aid and CPR + AED:

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First-aid & CPR training is mandatory for child care professionals; but unlike most other types of safety training, these skills and knowledge are also applicable to every individual’s daily life. The Canadian Red Cross developed this course to help child care facilities be compliant with both federal and provincial/territorial occupational health and safety legislation. Most importantly, this course is designed for parents and family members who want to offer the safest environment for their children.

About This Course

  • 8 hours course with flexible scheduling options
  • 3-year certification in Emergency Child Care First-Aid & CPR
  • Includes CPR Level B
  • Includes an introduction to AED

Who Should Attend

  • Parents and any family member who cares for a baby or a child
  • Any child care professional or early childhood educator can attend this course

What Will You Learn

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to Respond & Prevention of Disease Transmission
  • The EMS System
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway and breathing emergencies and management – Choking, Allergies, Asthma, Hyperventilation
  • Circulation emergencies management – Shock, Severe bleeding
  • First Aid for Respiratory & Cardiac Arrest
  • Head & Spine Injuries
  • Bone, Muscle & Joint Injuries – Fractures, Sprains, Strains
  • Wound Care
  • Environmental Emergencies – Heat stroke, Dehydration, Frost bite, Hypothermia
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies – Diabetes, Seizure, Fainting, Poisoning, Electrocution
  • Keeping Children Safety

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Course Details

Duration 8 hrs
Take home course material provided Red Cross Child Care First-Aid and CPR Manual

3 years certification card is issued on the day of the course

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Course Fee

Private course $ 85/ per person
Community centre course Fee is determined by the centre. See below
* Please note:

This course is approved for Day Care and Day Home Providers in BC by the BC Provincial Childcare Facilities Licensing. Please bring writing material and optional lunch

To organize a group course in your workplace/community centre please contact us

This course is now open for public registration at the following dates:

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