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Standard First Aid BLS Provider

Emergency and Standard First Aid courses designed by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada are approved by WSIB Ontario

The Standard First Aid BLS Provider course includes the full content of the Standard First Aid course and the additional course content of Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Course. The addition of the BLS Provider course ensures that healthcare professionals and providers know how to recognize, and stabilize suddenly ill or injured persons with life-threatening emergencies, provide high-quality CPR, use an AED device and relieve choking in a timely, safe and effective manner.

Duration:  18 hours (2 days, 10+8) (includes break times for both days)

Cost: $140.00 (manual cost included)

Certification valid for: First Aid: 3 years, BLS Provider: 1 year

Card received with successful completion: Standard First Aid BLS Provider

Location: Contact

Required Student Materials:

Only Heart & Stroke Foundation branded First Aid and Basic Life Support Reference Manuals are accepted for use in courses where a Heart & Stroke Foundation Standard First Aid and BLS Provider completion card is issued.

Students must bring the most recent version of the First Aid Reference Manual and BLS Provider Manual with them to class for use throughout the course.

  • Heart & Stroke First Aid - 2015 Guidelines - Reference Manual (RE2101E)       Included
  • BLS Provider Manual – in print (RE3310E)      Included

Skill Testing: YES

Written Exam: YES (2 individual exams)

*Standard First Aid exam is closed resource. BLS Provider exam is open resource.*

Course Objectives:

The Standard First Aid course covers key areas required by workplace regulators in Ontario. The following are some topics you will learn:

  • Shock and unconsciousness
  • Bleeding and wound interventions
  • Asthma and Allergies
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Seizures
  • Responding to respiratory and cardiac emergencies
  • and many more…

The BLS Provider Course focuses on skills rescuers need to know in order to perform high-quality CPR in various scenarios. Paired with high-quality CPR, you will also learn how to respond to choking emergencies.

On completion of the BLS Provider Course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and the impact on survival
  • Recall the steps of the Chain of Survival
  • Identify the signs of a person needing CPR
  • Perform high-quality CPR on an adult, child and infant
  • Demonstrate the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
  • Give effective ventilations by using a pocket mask
  • Describe the technique in a choking emergency for an adult, child or infant

Standard First Aid CPR AED Level C

Emergency and Standard First Aid courses designed by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada are approved by WSIB Ontario

This course, by the Heart and Stroke Foundation is for healthcare professionals, first responders, and employees who may provide patient care to protect and support the life of a suddenly ill or injured person until emergency services arrive.

Duration:  16 hours (2 days, 8+8) ( includes break times for both days)

Cost: $140.00 (manual cost included)

Certification valid for: First Aid: 3 years, CPR AED: 1 year

Card received with successful completion: Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C

Location: See FIND A COURSE or Contact

Required Student Materials:

Only Heart & Stroke branded First Aid Reference Manuals are accepted for use in courses where a Heart & Stroke Foundation Standard First Aid completion card is issued.

Students must bring the most recent version of the First Aid Reference Manual with them to class for use throughout the course, however, the exam is a closed resource testing.

  • Heart & Stroke First Aid - 2015 Guidelines - Reference Manual (RE2101E)       Included

(Your instructor may order a manual for you.)

Skill Testing: YES

Written Exam: YES

Course Objectives:

This course covers key areas required by workplace regulators in Ontario. The following are some topics you will learn:

  • Shock and unconsciousness
  • Bleeding and wound interventions
  • Asthma and Allergies
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Seizures
  • Responding to respiratory and cardiac emergencies
  • and many more…

For employees that perform healthcare functions or are regulated healthcare professionals the Heart and Stroke Standard First Aid BLS Provider course is preferred.

Standard First Aid CPR AED Level C Renewal

Emergency and Standard First Aid courses designed by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada are approved by WSIB Ontario

This course is designed by the Heart and Stroke Foundation for healthcare professionals, first responders, and employees who may provide patient care to protect and support the life of a suddenly ill or injured person until emergency services arrive.

Duration:  8 hours (1 day) (includes break times)

Cost: $110.00 (manual cost included)

Certification valid for: First Aid: 3 years, CPR AED: 1 year

Card received with successful completion: Standard First Aid CPR AED Level C Renewal

Location: See FIND A COURSE or Contact

Prerequisite: you must possess a valid (but expiring) Heart & Stroke Standard First Aid CPR/AED Level C card. If you do not have this prerequisite, you are not permitted to attend the Standard First Aid CPR AED Level C Renewal course.

Required Student Materials:

Only Heart & Stroke branded First Aid Reference Manuals are accepted for use in courses where a Heart & Stroke Foundation Standard First Aid CPR AED Renewal completion card is issued.

Students must bring the most recent version of the First Aid Reference Manual with them to class for use throughout the course, however, the exam is closed resource testing.

  • Heart & Stroke First Aid - 2015 Guidelines - Reference Manual (RE2101E)       Included

(Your instructor may order a manual for you.)

Skill Testing: YES

Written Exam: YES

Course Objectives:

This fast-paced course reviews all the key First Aid interventions required by workplace regulators in Ontario. The following are some topics you will relearn:

  • Shock and unconsciousness
  • Bleeding and wound interventions
  • Asthma and Allergies
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Seizures
  • Responding to respiratory and cardiac emergencies
  • and many more…

Emergency First Aid CPR AED Level C

Emergency and Standard First Aid courses designed by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada are approved by WSIB Ontario

This one-day course is for lay rescuers or employees that are only required to receive of 8 hours or less of emergency or basic first aid instruction/practice as imposed by provincial health & safety regulations.

Duration:  8 hours (1 day) (includes break times)

Cost: $110.00 (manual cost included)

Certification valid for: First Aid: 3 years, CPR AED: 1 year (annual CPR AED renewal is recommended)

Card received with successful completion: Emergency First Aid

Location: See FIND A COURSE or Contact

Required Student Materials:

Only Heart & Stroke branded First Aid Reference Manuals are accepted for use in courses where a Heart & Stroke Foundation Emergency First Aid CPR AED completion card is issued.

Students must bring the most recent version of the First Aid Reference Manual with them to class for use throughout the course, however, the exam is a closed resource testing.

  • Heart & Stroke First Aid - 2015 Guidelines - Reference Manual (RE2101E)       Included

(Your instructor may order a manual for you.)

Skill Testing: YES

Written Exam: YES

Course Objectives:

This course summarizes methods for delivering basic, urgent assistance to suddenly ill or injured persons. Using instruction, demonstration, and practice, participants will learn how to determine the severity of a patient’s condition and practice safe intervention when providing them with emergency support.

The following are some topics you will learn:

  • Emergency scene management
  • Shock, fainting and unconsciousness
  • Head, spine and pelvic injuries
  • Severe bleeding and wound care
  • Medical conditions (including Asthma, Allergies, Diabetic Emergencies, Seizures, and Poisoning)
  • CPR AED for adults, child and infants.  Includes choking – adult, child, infant