FIRST AID COURSE CONTENT COMPARISON CHART

Updated Oct.17, 2017

*All information presented here are excerpts from First Aid Regulation 1101. For complete information, please download the Pdf version of First Aid Regulation 1101 by following this link: fareg1101.pdf

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FIRST AID TRAINING LEVEL
FIRST AID REGULATION 1101 REQUIREMENT
COURSE CONTENT
COURSE LENGTH

RETRAINING REQUIREMENT

Emergency First Aid

Companies with under 5 workers

  • The Emergency Medical Services System
  • Emergency Action Principles
  • Airway and Breathing Emergencies
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies/Strokes
  • CPR/AED - (Automated External Defibrillation) -CPR for adults, children & infants
  • Bleeding Management and Shock
  • Secondary Survey
  • Preventing of Disease Transmission
  • The Red Cross
6.5 to 8 hours3 Years
     

Standard First Aid

Companies with 5 or more workers

  • The Emergency Medical Services System
  • Emergency Action Prinicples
  • Airway and Breathing Emergencies
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies/Strokes
  • CPR/AED (Automated External Defribillation) CPR for adults, children & infants
  • Bleeding Management and Shock
  • Secondary Survey
  • Preventing of Disease Transmission
  • Injuries to the Head and Spine
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Sudden Medical Conditions
  • Poisons, Substance Abuse and Misuse
  • The Red Cross

16 to 18 hours

3 Years

     

Standard First Aid Recertification

Companies with 5 or more workers

  • The Emergency Medical Services System
  • Emergency Action Prinicples
  • Airway and Breathing Emergencies
  • Cardiovascular Emergencies/Strokes
  • CPR/AED (Automated External Defribillation) CPR for adults, children & infants
  • Bleeding Management and Shock
  • Secondary Survey
  • Preventing of Disease Transmission
  • Injuries to the Head and Spine
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Sudden Medical Conditions
  • Poisons, Substance Abuse and Misuse
  • The Red Cross

6.5 to 8 hours

3 Years

Sports First Aid

Companies with 5 or more workers
  • Planning for sport safety
  • Preventing injury through proper training
  • Preparing to help injured athletes
  • Your safety plan
  • Head and neck injuries
  • Injuries to soft tissue and bone
16 hours3 Years