First Aid & CPR

CPR & First Aid Training Course available at the Campus and 50% Online

Assured Response
2 Days – Fee $125.00

NETC Campus – North Bay or (Theory Component Online)
Continuing Education Certificate Course
Instructor: School of Health Sciences

Roles and Responsibilities of the First Aider

Casualty Management

  • Principles of Emergency Scene Management
  • Primary survey
  • Ongoing casualty care

Responsive Casualty with Suspected Head and Spinal Injuries

  • Head/spine injuries
  • Shock
  • Ongoing care

Adult Resuscitation

  • Cardiovascular emergencies
  • Recognizing angina/heart attack/cardiac arrest
  • One and two rescuer
  • AED
  • Preventing choking and First aid for choking
  • Ongoing care until handover for casualty whose airway has cleared
  • Recognizing and caring for stroke/TIA

Severe Bleeding and Wound Care

  • Dressings and bandages in first aid procedures
  • Recognizing major wounds
  • Recognizing Severe external and internal bleeds and first aid for these injuries
  • First aid for amputations
  • Recognizing inadequate circulation to extremities and provide appropriated first aid
  • Measures to prevent further contaminations and infection of wounds
  • Use of slings /splints
  • Control external bleeding from a wound with an embedded object
  • Control bleeding from the scalp and ear
  • Control bleeding from the nose, gums, tongue, and cheek
  • First aid for wound in the palm of the hand
  • Recognize abdominal wounds
  • First aid for an abdominal wound
  • First aid bites and stings


  • Take measures to prevent burns
  • Recognize burns
  • First aid for burns

Medical Conditions (Diabetes, Convulsions, Asthma and Allergies)

  • Recognize these conditions
  • First aid for these conditions
  • Recognize fever and fever convulsions in infants and children
  • First aid for fever
  • Appropriate medication assist for anaphylaxis, heart attack, asthmatic attack

Bone and Joint Injuries

  • Recognize bone and joint injuries
  • First aid for bone and joint injuries
  • Recognize muscle strain and provide first aid

Head Spinal and Pelvic Injures

  • Recognize head and spinal injuries and the first aid measures
  • Control bleeding from the scalp and ears
  • Recognize pelvic injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Recognize and first aid for chest injuries
  • Recognize penetrating chest wound and first aid for such injuries
  • First aid for flail chest
  • Recognize rib fracture and provide first aid
  • Recognize blast injury to the chest and provide first aid

Multiple Injury Management

  • Establish priority of first aid and transportation in a multiple casualty situation
  • Ongoing casualty care for multiple casualties

Rescue Carries

  • Principles of safety when moving a casualty
  • Eye injuries
  • Measure to prevent eye injuries
  • First aid for foreign objects in eyes
  • First aid for wounds in and around the eye
  • First aid for burns to the eye

Poisons, Bites, and Stings

  • Prevention of poisoning
  • Recognize poisoning
  • First aid for poison
  • First aid for bites and stings
  • Opioid related emergencies

Heat and Cold Injuries

  • Measures to prevent cold injuries
  • Recognize cold injuries
  • First aid for cold injuries
  • Measures to prevent heat illnesses and the first aid

Two Rescuer CPR Adult

  • Two rescuer CPR on adult casualty in an unattended and attended cardiac arrest

Automated External Defibrillation

  • Principles of first aid for cardiovascular emergencies
  • Anatomy and the physiology of the heart
  • Principles of defibrillation
  • AED protocols
  • Knowledge of handover to EMS when using and AED
  • AED maintenance

Child Resuscitation

  • Measures to prevent breathing emergencies in children
  • First aid for a choking child
  • One rescuer CPR on a child

Infant Resuscitation

  • Measures to prevent breathing emergencies in infants
  • Provide first aid for a choking infant
  • One rescuer CPR on a child

Skill Section

  • Demonstration/Performed
  • Fractured collar bone sling
  • Dislocation shoulder sling
  • Open fracture upper arm splint
  • Closed fracture forearm/wrist splint
  • Closed fracture upper leg, knee splint
  • Open fracture lower leg splint
  • Sprained ankle
  • CPR infant child adult level C
  • AED
  • Choking, back blows/abdominal thrust
  • Epinephrine auto injector
  • Bronchodilator
  • Recovery position
  • Simple dressing