First Aid and CPR Courses in Medicine Hat

First Aid and CPR courses in Medicine Hat are listed below or you can download the PDF course list.

Medicine Hat centre details

346-4th Street SE  T1A 0K2
Ph: 1-800-665-7114
Fax: 587-701-3327
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Course

Emergency First Aid with CPR A & AED
$110 • 1 day

In this one-day course, students will learn to recognize and provide interventions for life-threatening emergencies until medical aid arrives. Topics include: CPR and choking for adults, shock and unconsciousness, severe bleeding, head & spinal injuries, major medical conditions, and AED training and certification.


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2019 Course Dates

Weekdays | 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Nov: 4, 12, 18, 26
Dec: 2, 10, 16

Sat | 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nov: 2, 16, 30
Dec: 14

Course

Standard First Aid Blended Learning In-class Assessment
$130 • 1 day

Online theory pre-requisite required ($25).


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2019 Course Dates

Wed | 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Nov: 21
Dec: 19

Standard First Aid with CPR C & AED
$155 • 2 day

This two-day course covers all the skills in Emergency First Aid plus first aid for other injuries and illnesses including head and spinal injuries, fractures of the upper and lower limbs. This course includes Level C CPR training and certification (Adult, Child, Infant, and 2-rescuer resuscitation) and AED training and certification.


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2019 Course Dates

Two weekdays | 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Nov: 4&5, 12&13, 18&19, 26&27
Dec: 2&3, 10&11, 16&17

Sat & Sun | 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Nov: 2&3, 16&17, 30&1
Dec: 14&15

Standard First Aid CPR C & AED Recertification (Challenge)
$155 • 1 day

This 1-day recertification is a challenge of the Standard First Aid course content and requires the student to demonstrate essential skills as well as pass the theoretical exam. This challenge is open to those who have a current Standard First Aid certificate from an Alberta OH&S approved program — with Level A or C CPR and with or without AED. If the certificate is from out-of-province then a full course must be taken.
The recertification is intended for those who use their First Aid skills on a regular basis and are able to demonstrate their competency in all required skill areas. Unsuccessful candidates will be required to take a full course at their cost; there are no refunds or re-tests.

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2019 Course Dates

Weekdays | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nov: 21
Dec: 19

Enhanced First Aid with CPR C & AED
$225 • 3 days

This comprehensive 3-day course is for those requiring more in-depth first aid training, is a pre-requisite for the SJA Instructor Development Program, and is the required pre-requisite for the EMR Program. The course covers all the components in the Standard First Aid course plus the additional electives included in the Student Reference Guide. AED certification and Level C CPR certification (Adult, Child, Infant and 2-rescuer resuscitation) is also included.


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Standard First Aid – BLS (HCP)
$170 • 2 days

This course is intended for Health Care Providers and includes all the skills in Emergency First Aid plus first aid for other injuries and illnesses, including head and spinal injuries, fractures of the upper and lower limbs, and the Health Care Provider (HCP) level of CPR and AED.
If you’re taking HCP CPR to meet a program pre-requisite or licensing body requirement we encourage you to check that this course will allow you to qualify. Not all schools and licensing bodies accept all approved programs.
Minimum age: 16 years
Formerly Standard First Aid + HCP CPR


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If you’re taking BLS CPR to meet a program pre-requisite or licensing body requirement we encourage you to check that this course will allow you to qualify. Not all schools and licensing bodies accept all approved programs.

Please call 1 (800) 665-7114 and ask for the Medicine Hat Centre.

Babysitting Basics
$50 • 1 days

This course is intended for youths 11 years of age and older who want to look after infants and young children. Participants will learn basic skills which will prepare them to deal with emergency situations plus general principles of caring for infants and young children.

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2019 Course Dates

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Sat | 9 am to 4 pm

Nov: 30

CPR A & AED
$60 • 1/2 day

In this course, students will learn to activate Emergency Medical Services, provide assistance to an adult whose heart has stopped or who is choking, and learn to recognize signs and symptoms of stroke. This course also includes AED certification.


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CPR C & AED Recertificaiton
$65 • 1/2 day

This is for current CPR certificate holders who wish to renew their CPR and AED certification. It tests skills and it is expected that students will have reviewed the course materials prior to the class.

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BLS – Basic Life Support (HCP)
$105 • 1 day

Formerly Health Care Provider CPR (HCP CPR)
This course is for individuals who are working or plan to be working in the Health Care field and require the Basic Life Support level of CPR. This course includes resuscitation skills for Health Care Providers and advanced skills such as artificial respiration and use of a bag valve masks and AEDs.
If you’re taking BLS CPR to meet a program pre-requisite or licensing body requirement, we encourage you to check that this course will allow you to qualify. Not all schools and licensing bodies accept all approved programs.
Minimum age: 16 years


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2019 Course Dates

Sat | 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dec: 7

Two Evenings | 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Dec: 3&4

BLS – Basic Life Support (HCP) Recertification (2016 Guidelines)
$70 • 4 hours

This course is for individuals who have a current BLS/HCP Level CPR certificate and wish to recertify their skills. Minimum age: 16 years


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2019 Course Dates

Evenings | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Nov: 19

Weekends | 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Nov: 2

Medical First Responder (MFR)
$500 • 40 hours

This 40 hour course exceeds Standard First Aid content and covers topics including, HCP CPR, AED, oxygen administration, trauma and medical emergencies, spinal motion restriction, and basic anatomy and physiology. This course is ideal for Volunteer Fire Departments and those needing additional First Aid knowledge and skills. Approximately 12 hours of pre-course work is required in advance of the course start date and is in addition to the scheduled class time. Note: This course is not equivalent to Advanced First Aid (OHS approved 80 hour course) or the EMR Program (120 hour course that meets EMR registration requirements for the Alberta College of Paramedics). Minimum age: 16 years.
Pre-requisite: Standard First Aid – Level C CPR current within 1 year of course date, issued from any Alberta Workplace Health & Safety recognized training agency.


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Advanced First Aid (AFA)
$1,200 • 80 hours

This 80-hour course provides a more in-depth coverage of basic First Aid and also includes triage, rescue, advanced packaging, oxygen administration, and AED certification. It is ideal for workplace first aiders and response teams requiring a higher level of training and First Aiders and response teams requiring a higher level of training and meets OH&S requirements for Advanced First Aid. Minimum age: 16 years.
Pre-requisite: Standard First Aid current within 1 year from any Alberta Workplace Health & Safety recognized training agency.


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Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
Mon to Fri (3 weeks)
8 am to 5 pm
TBD

This 120-hour course provides advanced level knowledge and skills to prepare students for the pre-hospital emergency care field. This course is approved by the Alberta College of Paramedics and meets the requirement for registration and examination at the EMR level. Approximately 100 hours of pre-course study is required prior to the class start date and is in addition to the scheduled class time. Minimum age: 18 years.
Pre-requisite: Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s license, current Standard First Aid with Level C CPR or HCP CPR and AED from an Alberta OH&S approved program, and High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
Certification Length: N/A. Course completion training card only. Students are required to register with the Alberta College of Paramedics and successfully complete the Provincial EMR exam for certification.


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Instructor Development Program (IDP)
$650 • 40 hours

The IDP Program prepares participants to become nationally qualified St. John Ambulance First Aid and CPR Instructors. This 40-hour course is comprised of three modules: 1) Instructor Development – includes the application of adult learning principles, presentation skills, training strategies, coaching skills, evaluation techniques, and demonstration skills; 2) Administration, Policies & Procedures; and 3) Curriculum Orientation. Min. age: 18 years
Upon successful completion of the course, candidates are required to team-teach and be monitored for certification as a St. John Ambulance Instructor and to qualify for instructor licensing by Alberta Council. The certificate is valid for three years.
Pre-requisites: St. John Ambulance’s Enhanced Standard First Aid certificate, completed within 6 months of course start date. Candidates are also required to provide evidence of a clear criminal record dated within 6 months of application date, prior to registration.


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Instructor Recertification Skills Workshop
$50 • 4 hours

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Safety of the Farm & Standard First Aid
$170 • 2 days

Safety on the Farm is a 2 hour add-on module that introduces participants to safety on the farm and emergency preparedness. The content addresses common hazards on farms, potential risks, injury prevention, emergency response procedures and control measures to reduce hazards. This module is intended to be added to CPR, EFA or SFA courses to ensure participants also receive important lifesaving skills. Essentially, this becomes a “combo” course and participants receive two certificates: one for the First Aid/CPR course selected and one for Safety on the Farm.


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In the middle of my EMR course still, but it's easy to see how solid the instructor is and how good they are at directing a class. Looking forward to the remainder of the class!

Matt G

I have taken first aid courses yearly for 6 years at St John Ambulance. My most recent instructor was Tessa: she was fantastic! I will continue to go to there in the future for my yearly recertification.

Kevan Hayes
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