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Transportation Endorsement

Do you want to be certified and become endorsed for transportation of injured workers to medical aid?

In this course, each participant will identify and manage critical interventions of the airway and breathing with C-spine control for conscious patients and patients with a decreased level of consciousness.

Please note that holding a valid OFA1 or equivalent certificate is a prerequesite for this course.

Course Schedule 

Schedule and Online registration for Victoria BC

Schedule and Online registration for Vancouver BC

Course Content

Review Priority Action Approach     Prepare Patients for Transport
ABC assessments   Supine Positions
Assessing Pulses   Lateral Positions
Assessing Breathing Rates   Securing Techniques
Airway emergencies (Jaw Thrust)   Primary Survey
Pocket Mask with Jaw Thrust   Applying a hard collar
Oral Airway   Poisons
         

  The procedures should not take longer than 15 minutes from the approach to the patient and will follow the guidelines in the Occupational First Aid Transportation Endorsement Training Manual.

Learning Tasks: Anatomical and neutral position Patient packaging and immobilization for transport as well as the purpose of patient packaging and immobilization for transport, equipment requirements, patient positioning for transport, securing techniques, move a patient from the prone position to the supine position.

Conduct a Primary Survey on an unresponsive patient requiring assisted ventilation, found prone Prepare a patient for transport, apply a hard collar 2. position and secure a patient to a spine board in the supine position 3. position and secure a patient to a spine board in the lateral position. 

 

Full Course Length: 8 Hours
Recertification: 8 Hours





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If you have a group of people and would like us to come to you to teach a Worksafe BC OFA Transportation Endorsement course, we offer this course in the following locations: 

Victoria | Langford | Esquimalt | Sooke | Cobble Hill | Mill Bay | Duncan | Lake Cowichan | Cedar | Ladysmith | Nanaimo | Parksville | Qualicum Beach | Port Alberni | Coombs | Parksville | Campbell River | Saltspring Island | Pender Island | Powell River | Gabriola Isand | Burnaby | Coquitlam | Delta | Langley | Maple Ridge | New Westminster | North Vancouver | Pitt Meadows | Port Moody | Richmond | Surrey | Vancouver | West Vancouver | White Rock | Langley

Please give us a call at 1-866-282-5378 or send us an email at info@alertfirstaid.com to arrange a group course.

Who should take this course:

High risk workplaces with more then 20 minutes surface travel time to the hospital 

Forestry Workers

Forest Firefighters

People who work in small work crews in rural areas (Construction, Road crews, Tree Planters, etc.)