CPR and First Aid Instruction and Certification in the Ottawa Region
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CPR Saves Lives
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Courses Offered by CPR Saves Lives

CPR Saves Lives offers a variety of courses to best suit your needs and abilities. Class times given may vary- for example, a Standard First Aid and CPR "C" course is reccommended to be 16 hours long in classes of 12 participants. If the course is being done as a private lesson, it may run significantly shorter than those 16 hours.

Standard First Aid and CPR "C" Certification

This course is recognized by the Lifesaving Society as a full certification course. It will run approximately 16 hours long, and will cover a wide range of topics including what to do in emergency situations such as: heart Attacks, angina, broken bones, sprains and strains, head injuries, spinal injuries, strokes and TIA, shock, abdominal injuries, choking, as well as infant, adult, and child CPR. Standard First Aid and CPR "C". Since Standard First Aid and CPR "C" can be a long and tiring event, this course is offered over a time frame of 8 days (2 hours per day), 4 days (4 hours per day), or 2 days (8 hours per day). Each class can be done on a weekly, or daily basis until the necessary time requirement has been filled. To keep this certification valid, a Standard First Aid and CPR "C" Recertification course must be done within 2 years.

Standard First Aid and CPR "C" Recertification

This course will run approximately 8 hours long and will renew the candidates' knowledge about all aspects of Standard First Aid, as well as CPR. This certification will expire after 2 years. To keep the full certification valid, a Standard First Aid and CPR "C" Certification must be taken before the end of those two years. This course can be done in one full 8-hour day, within two 4-hour days, or four 2-hour days on a weekly, or daily basis until the necessary time requirement has been filled.

Emergency First Aid and CPR "B"

This course is a 7-hour course that teaches participants first aid on emergency situations such as external bleeding, heart attacks, strokes, as well as teaching them about victim assessment, CPR, and choking emergencies. This course can be done over the course of one 7-hour day, or in two days (one 3 hours long, another 4 hours), over a daily or weekly basis.

Basic First Aid

Basic first aid is a 3-hour course that teaches participants when and how to call emergency medical services, rescue breathing, choking emergencies, as well as treating minor injuries such as shock and external bleeding.

CPR "C"

This course is approximately 4-8 hours long (depending on skill level) that focuses on teaching participants CPR and choking emergencies for adults, infants, and children. This course can be done over a time frame of 2 days (2-3 hours per day) that can be done on a daily or weekly basis, or one 4-6-hour course that takes place during one day.

CPR "A"

This course is approximately 2-5 hours long (depending on skill level) and focuses on teaching participants CPR and choking emergencies for adults. This course can be done over a time frame of 2 days (Maximum of 2 hours per day) that can be done on a daily or weekly basis, or over one 2-5 hour long course that takes place during one day.

Infant and Child CPR

If you are a parent, or a parent-to-be, it is crucial to learn infant and child CPR! Included in this course is infant and child CPR, as well as techniques to treat choking in both infants and in children. This course runs between 2 and 4 hours, depending on your ability level. However, the course will absolutely not end early until you are fully comfortable with the new information you have recieved!