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Course Descriptions

See the 'Course Dates' tab to the left for course dates, times, and locations.

Other Canadian Red Cross courses not listed (e.g. First Responder, Emergency Medical Responder, Babysitter) can be made upon request. Please contact the Assistant Director at efr​tasst@msu.mcmaster.ca or 905 525 9140 x24117. Please note that none of the normally scheduled courses include manuals, as an online manual will become available upon culmination of the course.

Courses Offered:

Certifications last for 3 years, and all courses are certified by the Red Cross.

[$55.00] CPR (Level A, C, or HCP)

[$55.00] CPR Recertification(Level A, C, or HCP)

[$90.00] Standard First Aid & CPR (Level A, C, or HCP)

[$70.00] Standard First Aid & CPR Recertification (Level A, C, or HCP)

[$75.00] Emergency First Aid & CPR (Level A or C)

[$55.00] Emergency First Aid & CPR (Level A or C) Recertification                                                                                                                                                                     

Standard First Aid & CPR/AED (Level A, C or HCP) 

Cost: $90.00

This course provides comprehensive First Aid and CPR techniques. Material includes the content of the Emergency First Aid course, such as recognizing and responding to cardiovascular emergencies, CPR, choking, airway and breathing emergencies, assisting with medications, and prevention of disease transmission. Additionally, Standard First Aid includes sudden medical emergencies, injuries to the head, neck, or spine, environmental emergencies and poisons.  Certification lasts for 3 years.

http://www.redcross.ca/cmslib/general/factsheet_tp_cpr_aed_2011_v2.pdf

CPR Level A: CPR and choking procedures for an adult.

CPR Level C: CPR and choking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. 

CPR Level HCP: CPR and chocking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. Additionally, modified jaw thrusts for suspected spinal injuries, pulse checks, assisted respirations (rescue breathing), and 2-rescuer CPR with bag-valve mask use is covered.

 

Standard First Aid & CPR/AED (Level A, C or HCP) Recertification

Cost: $70.00

This course is a recertification for a valid Red Cross Standard First Aid certification. Content includes that covered in the Standard First Aid & CPR course described above.  Certification lasts for 3 years.

http://www.redcross.ca/cmslib/general/factsheet_tp_cpr_aed_2011_v2.pdf

CPR Level A: CPR and choking procedures for an adult.

CPR Level C: CPR and choking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. 

CPR Level HCP: CPR and chocking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. Additionally, modified jaw thrusts for suspected spinal injuries, pulse checks, assisted respirations (rescue breathing), and 2-rescuer CPR with bag-valve mask use is covered.

 

CPR/AED (Level A, C or HCP)

Cost: $55.00

Provides various levels of CPR training based on the participants needs and interest.

http://www.redcross.ca/cmslib/general/factsheet_tp_cpr_aed_2011_v2.pdf

CPR Level A: CPR and choking procedures for an adult.

CPR Level C: CPR and choking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. 

CPR Level HCP: CPR and chocking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. Additionally, modified jaw thrusts for suspected spinal injuries, pulse checks, assisted respirations (rescue breathing), and 2-rescuer CPR with bag-valve mask use is covered. Certification last for 3 years.

 

CPR/AED (Level A, C or HCP) Recertification

Cost: $55.00

Provides various levels of CPR training based on the participants needs and interest.

http://www.redcross.ca/cmslib/general/factsheet_tp_cpr_aed_2011_v2.pdf

CPR Level A: CPR and choking procedures for an adult.

CPR Level C: CPR and choking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. 

CPR Level HCP: CPR and chocking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. Additionally, modified jaw thrusts for suspected spinal injuries, pulse checks, assisted respirations (rescue breathing), and 2-rescuer CPR with bag-valve mask use is covered. Certification last for 3 years.

 

Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED (Level A or C)

Cost: $75.00

This course provides simple First Aid and CPR techniques useful in the home or workplace. Material includes recognizing and responding to cardiovascular emergencies for adults CPR, choking, airway and breathing emergencies, assisting with medications, and prevention of disease transmission. Certification last for 3 years.

http://www.redcross.ca/cmslib/general/tp_fa_factsheet_efa_2012.pdf

CPR Level A: CPR and choking procedures for an adult.

CPR Level C: CPR and choking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. 

CPR Level HCP: CPR and chocking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. Additionally, modified jaw thrusts for suspected spinal injuries, pulse checks, assisted respirations (rescue breathing), and 2-rescuer CPR with bag-valve mask use is covered.

 

Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED (Level A or C) Recertification

Cost: $55.00

This course is a recertification for a valid Red Cross Emergency First Aid certification. Content includes that covered in the Standard First Aid & CPR course described above. Note that if you wish to receive a manual with the course the price increases by $20.00 to $75.00. Certification last for 3 years.

http://www.redcross.ca/cmslib/general/tp_fa_factsheet_efa_2012.pdf

CPR Level A: CPR and choking procedures for an adult.

CPR Level C: CPR and choking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. 

CPR Level HCP: CPR and chocking procedures for an adult, child, and baby. Additionally, modified jaw thrusts for suspected spinal injuries, pulse checks, assisted respirations (rescue breathing), and 2-rescuer CPR with bag-valve mask use is covered.

 

 

Summary of Course Fees:

Course

Cost

Standard First Aid & CPR/AED (A, C, or HCP)

$90

Standard First Aid & CPR/AED (C or HCP) Recertification

$70

Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED (A or C)

$75

Emergency First Aid & CPR/AED (A or C) Recertification

$55

CPR/AED (A, C, or HCP)/ Recertification

$55

First Responder                                           (Upon request)

$450

Emergency Medical Responder                 (Upon request)

$600



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