Scope of Training

This course is an advanced CPR course for health care professionals who have a duty to respond to medical emergencies in a hospital or pre-hospital care setting such as an ambulance. This group includes but is not limited to physicians, dentists, nurses, respiratory therapists, EMS personnel, other health personnel, industrial emergency response teams, volunteer/career firefighters, medical and nursing students.

** Certification is valid for three (3) years. Re-certification requires the completion of a four (4) to six (6) hour re-certification course. **

Region

Canada (requirements may vary slightly between provinces)

Hours of Training

Course duration is between three (3) to four (4) hours.

Learning Competencies

    • Demonstrate one-rescuer adult, child, and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a manikin, and how to use an AED
    • Demonstrate two-rescuer adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation on a manikin
    • Simulate the treatment of a conscious adult or child with an obstructed airway. Complications: a pregnant woman and a person who is obese
    • Demonstrate the treatment of a conscious infant with an obstructed airway on a manikin
    • Simulate the treatment of an unconscious adult, child, or infant with an obstructed airway
    • Demonstrate rescue breathing on a manikin
    • Demonstrate use of a Bag-Valve-Mask (BVM)
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