Do you know the latest cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques? Do you know what an AED is how it works? Learn the skills to save a life and receive the latest training in CPR and AED by registering with Halifax First Aid. This Nova Scotia provider offers a wide range of courses including standard first aid, basic life support, oxygen administration, transportation of dangerous goods and H2S training. Halifax First Aid is the largest, most experienced and cheapest provider of a wide range of workplace required courses. Certification meets academic and workplace requirements and is valid for a minimum of 3 years throughout Canada. To register for a CPR, AED, first aid and / or on-line safety course use the contact information provided below.
Vist the Halifax First Aid website here for a complete list of offered classes, rates, and upcoming course schedule. Trainees can complete their registration through the application form through the link or via e-mail, telephone call, or walk-ins during business hours in any of the training centres in Halifax.
- Telephone Number: 1-888-870-7002 – This is a toll free number with friendly customer service agents that are able to take your call from 7 am to 7 pm Monday through to Sunday
- Email: [email protected] – Our customer service agents will answer your email within one business hour.
- Website: www.firstaidhalifax.ca – On-line registration is available as well as a schedule that is updated in real-time.
Register for a course today. Space is limited.
What Register With Halifax First Aid?
The following are the popular reasons why customers register with Halifax First Aid
- Nobody can beat the low prices offered by this Nova Scotia provider
- All staff, including teachers and customer service representatives are knowledgeable, friendly and experienced. Customer service is a priority for Halifax First Aid.
- Classroom are well-maintained, comfortable, conveniently located and filled with the latest teaching tools to ensure customers receive the best training available.
- Certificates are provided to participants immediately upon completion of the program. They are valid for 3 years, meet workplace and academic requirements and valid throughout Canada
- No other provider offers more services, classes and training.
Six popular CPR and AED courses are available with Halifax First Aid. Here are the most popular CPR courses available:
- CPR level ‘A’ – the most basic CPR course.
- CPR level ‘C’ – includes CPR rescues for victims of all ages
- CPR level ‘HCP’ – includes the content of CPR level ‘C’ but with health care provider components
- Basic life support (BLS) – 4 hour course for health care providers
- Advanced life support (ACLS or PALS) – Advanced CPR / life support course for health care providers
- Private Infant CPR courses – Private course ideal for new parents where the instructor comes to you
What Will I Learn in a CPR Course?
Customers that register for a CPR course will learn about the following topics:
- Scene Assessment
- Rescuer and victim safety
- Personal protective equipment and barrier devices
- ILCOR approved cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- How and when to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
- Compression only CPR
- Artificial respiration
- Circulatory emergencies
- Breathing emergencies
- How to recognize and manage choking
- Choking complications
- CPR complications
- AED complications
- Legal implications of providing CPR
- How to provide aid with medication
- Effective chest compressions
- Management of vomiting and regurgitation
- 3/4 prone and recovery position
- Victim transport
Learn about these topics and more when you attend a CPR course with Halifax First Aid.
Did You Know?
Important first aid when a person is unconscious:
- Try to get a response from the victim by shaking firmly and asking if he or she can hear you.
- If victim suffered a fall, stabilize head and neck to prevent spinal injury.
- Check for breathing and pulse for no more than 10 seconds.
- Start cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the absence of a pulse.
- Once circulation is restored, position victim on his or her side in the recovery position. Keep the head and neck stabilized.
Enrol in a course today!