Primary Care (CPR)

Primary Care (CPR) - Half 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

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: 4.5 to 6 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