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Pre-Hospital & Health Care Providers

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St. John Ambulance offers many advanced courses for people who work in the Health Care field, such as first responders, nurses, and paramedics. These advanced courses emphasize a team approach to First Aid, and include skills that are beyond what a Standard First Aid course would cover such as Bag Valve Mask and the jaw thrust maneuver for suspected head and spinal injuries. 

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Basic Life Support (BLS)
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Basic Life Support (BLS) refers to a level of CPR training aimed at those working, or planning to work, in the healthcare field. BLS-CPR can be taken on its own, or paired with a Standard First Aid course. The course covers responding to an emergency; resuscitation for Adults, Children, and Infants...

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
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Receiving CPR in the first few minutes after collapsing can mean the difference between life and death. CPR courses cover responding to an emergency, choking, heart attacks, CPR, and AED use. Level A focuses on adult resuscitation only; Level C covers adult, child, infant, and two-rescuer...

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Emergency First aid
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Emergency First Aid (EFA) courses provide instruction on how to handle an emergency in the first few minutes before an ambulance arrives. Most provinces require this level of first aid for workplaces of less than 5 workers on a shift. Each course covers topics such as managing an emergency, CPR...

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Medical First Responder (MFR)
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The MFR/EMR programs expand on the Standard First Aid programs offered by St. John Ambulance and cover advanced patient diagnostics, moving and transporting patients, oxygen administration, spinal immobilisation, and much more. Offered over 5-days (MFR) or 10-days (EMR), the course meets provincial...

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Standard First Aid
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Standard First Aid (SFA) courses meet provincial regulations for workplace first aid across Canada. Each course covers topics such as managing emergency scenes, CPR, wound care, fractures, medical emergencies, mental health, and more. Courses are generally two days and can be taken as a blended...

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Care Worker
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St. John Ambulance is proud to offer the Care Worker Courses. These courses will prepare people to work with the vulnerable population in Canada.

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