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First Responder (FR)

Comprehensive first aid and CPR skills for professional
first responders or those training to become first
responders. Course teaches the patient assessment
model, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hemorrhage
control, and care for a variety of acute and chronic
conditions. Participants will be engaged in dynamic
training techniques including video, media
presentations, skills demonstrations, practice sessions,
discussions and scenarios based on real-life situations.

Intended Audience

Professionals in a fire service, rescue team, workplace
response team, sports-medicine professionals, lifeguards
and ski patrol.

Course Overview

Course Content
• The Professional Responder
• Responding to the call
• Infection prevention and control
• Anatomy and physiology
• Assessment
• Airway management and respiratory emergencies
• Circulatory emergencies
• Shock
• Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
• Musculoskeletal injuries
• Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
• Head and spinal injuries
• Acute and chronic illnesses
• Poisoning
• Environmental illnesses
• Pregnancy, labour and delivery
• Special populations
• Crisis intervention
• Reaching, lifting and extricating patients
• Multiple-casualty incidents
Includes any other content required by
specific legislation
Participant Materials

Course Duration

40 hours


• Successfully demonstrate the required skills
• Minimum 75% mark for written, closed book,

Knowledge evaluation

• Successfully complete minimum of one practical scenario
• Attend and participate in 100% of the course

3-year certification in First Responder
(digital certificate issued upon successful completion

20 hours

Upcoming Courses

November 14-29, 2020

First Aid Plus HQ - 301 Moodie Drive, Ottawa, ON
$510.00 Per Person

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