Primary Care (CPR) & Secondary Care (First Aid)

Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) Combined Course - 1 Day 

Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.

Primary Care (CPR) skills taught in this course

  1. Scene Safety Assessment
  2. Universal Precautions – Communicable Disease Protection, including barrier use
  3. Primary Assessment Rescue Breathing
  4. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  5. Conscious and Unconscious Obstructed Airway Management
  6. Serious Bleeding Management
  7. Shock Management
  8. Spinal Injury Management

Optional Skills

  1. Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training
  2. Emergency Oxygen Use Orientation

Secondary Care (First Aid)

Emergency First Response Secondary Care (first aid) covers injuries or illnesses that are not immediately life threatening. Participants focus on secondary assessment and first aid through knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice.

Secondary Skills taught in this course

  1. Injury Assessment
  2. Illness Assessment
  3. Bandaging
  4. Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

Includes Reference Section on the following topics

Allergic Reactions, Bruises, Burns, Chemical Burns, CPR (adult, child, infant) Choking (adult and infant), Cone Shell Stings, Coral, Jellyfish and Hydroid Stings, Cuts, Dental Injuries, Diabetic Problems, Dislocations and Fractures, Electrical Injuries, Eye Injuries, First Aid Kit Assembly, Fish Spine Injury, Frostbite, Heat Exhaustion, Heatstroke, Heart Attack, Hypothermia, Illness Assessment, Injury Assessment, Insect Stings, Octopus Bites, Poisoning, Rescue Breathing (adult, child, infant) Scrapes, Seizures, Snake Bites, Spider Bites, Sprains and Strains, Stroke, Temperature Related Injuries, Venomous Bites and Stings, and Illness Assessment Record Sheet.

Course Lengths

All Emergency First Response courses are performance based, not time based. Individual course times typically vary based on:

  • Number of participants
  • Participant ability to meet the prescribed objectives
  • Instructor-to-student ratios
  • Course delivery options
  • The following times are typical, based on a class size of 12: 6 to 8 contact hours.

Course Materials

Manual, wall certificate, and certification card.

Refresher Advised

Every 2 years.

Our Primary Care/Secondary Care Course count towards CPD (Continuous Professional Development) points for professionals