Course Description

The Canadian Red Cross recertification course equips professional first responders with a thorough understanding of first aid and CPR skills. Participants undergo a comprehensive review of various essential skills, encompassing the assessment model, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and both acute and chronic medical conditions. 
During the course, participants are required to revisit the curriculum, delving into course materials that encompass anatomy and other pertinent topics that may require further review for each individual. This ensures a holistic and up-to-date grasp of the knowledge and techniques crucial for effective emergency response. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Responding to a call  
  • Infection Prevention and Control  
  • Anatomy and Physiology  
  • Airway management and respirator 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  
  • Special populations  
  • Crisis intervention  
  • Reaching, lifting, and extricating patients 


All participants must hold a valid First Responder certificate. 


The participant must successfully demonstrate skills, scenarios, and attend and participate in 100% of the course and achieve a minimum of 75% in an exam.   
Certification is maintained for 3 years. 


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