First Responder BLS (McGill Students with MSERT)

  • Duration of training

    40 hours

  • Certificate Validity

    3 years

Comprehensive first aid and CPR skills for professional first responders or those training to become first responders. Course teaches the patient assessment model, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hemorrhage control, and care for a variety of acute and chronic conditions. Participants will be engaged in dynamic training techniques including video, media presentations, skills demonstrations, practice sessions, discussions and scenarios based on real-life situations.

The Professional Responder
Responding to the call
Infection prevention and control
Anatomy and physiology
Airway management and respiratory emergencies
Circulatory emergencies
Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
Musculoskeletal injuries
Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
Head and spinal injuries
Acute and chronic illnesses
Environmental illnesses
Pregnancy, labour and delivery
Special populations
Crisis intervention
Reaching, lifting and extricating patients
Multiple-casualty incidents

Canadian Red Cross Emergency Care for Professional Responders Reference Text
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