Jaimie Pierson, CEO of Alert First Aid, joins CTV Morning News Live to talk about how to save someone suffering cardiac arrest using compression-only CPR.
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Emergency Medical Responders provide basic emergency services, typically in rural and remote areas. EMRs are also relied upon for transporting stable patients in urban settings. All Emergency Medical Responders who respond to 911 calls must be licensed by the Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board (EMALB). Licensing is a separate process from your training course. Do […]
Due to COVID-19, there have been changes made to the first aid kit minimum requirements listed in WorkSafeBC guidelines, and updates made to the administration of first aid in the workplace for attendants. First aid kit requirements now include a number of earloop masks and face shields in the Basic, Level 1, Level 2 and […]
Did you know? The Canadian Red Cross is providing Preventing Disease Transmission Training and person protective equipment (PPE) to support frontline workers responding to COVID-19. This program is designed to provide frontline volunteers and staff with a supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) – including masks and gloves – and train them how to use […]
Most asked questions in a first aid course
Unlike first aid courses, First Aid kits have not changed much over the last 20 years in Canada. Typically if a person wanted a first aid kit they had 3 different options: First Aid kit in a Plastic Box First Aid kit in a metal box First Aid kit in a nylon bag First Aid […]
Diabetes is a chronic condition characterized by the body’s inability to process glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream. An organ called the pancreas secretes insulin, a hormone that causes glucose to move from the bloodstream into the cells, where it is used for energy In a person who has diabetes, either the pancreas fails to make […]
Are you a current nursing student or someone hoping to be accepted into a nursing program? Wondering which first aid courses you might need to take as part of the process? We can help you out. First of all, congratulations! Nursing is such an exciting field with a lot of opportunities. Whichever school and program […]
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