Intermediate First Aid (Basic Life Support Provider CPR)

Taught by qualified Apex Training Solutions Intermediate First Aid and Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada instructors, these two courses combined are recommended for those who work or study as healthcare providers (ie: Nursing, Medicine, Dentistry, Chiropractic, Rehabilitation, etc.)

Day 1 – Basic Life Support Provider CPR

Length Of Course: 4 Hours


  • Healthcare Provider CPR Approved by Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada
  • Standard First Aid Approved by Occupational Health and Safety
  • CPR Re-training Recommended Every Year

Course Outline

  • Adult And Child CPR – One And Two Rescuer
  • AED Training
  • Infant CPR
  • Artificial Respiration
  • Adult, Child And Infant Obstructed Airway Management
  • Advanced Airway Management – Bag Valve Mask
  • Recovery Position
  • Recognizing Signs And Symptoms Of Heart Attack
  • Reducing Risk Factors Of Heart Disease
  • Healthy Heart Living (Lifestyles)
  • Disease Transmission And Barrier Devices
  • Special Situations

Day 2 – Intermediate First Aid

Length of Course: 9 Hours


  • Apex Training Solutions
  • Approved by Occupational Health And Safety
  • Valid 3 Years

Course Outline

  • Legal requirements for workplace first aiders Acts and Regulations in Alberta
  • S T O P Sign of Life
  • Recovery position
  • Severe external bleeding
  • Amputations and care for amputated tissue
  • Internal bleeding / Shock Unconsciousness / Fainting
  • Principles of secondary assessment using SAMPLE, vital signs & head-to-toe exam
  • Drowning, Hyperventilation, Asthma, Anaphylactic Reaction, Inhalation and Chest Injuries
  • Head, spine and pelvic injuries (including rollovers, immobilization)
  • Closed and open wounds
  • Bleeding from scalp and ears
  • Eye, mouth and nose injuries
  • Thermal injuries (burns)
  • Chemical and electrical injuries
  • Poisons, bites and stings
  • Bone and joint injuries of upper and lower extremities
  • First aid kits – contents incl. barrier devices
  • Cold emergencies (hypothermia, frost nip and frostbite)
  • Heat emergencies
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Seizures (convulsions)
  • Emergency childbirth
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