First Responder (+ NS Medical First Response eligible) with CPR & AED

First Responder is a comprehensive 40 – 44 hour course designed for “first responders” – those individuals most likely to be the first rescuers on the scene of an emergency. The program reflects the latest advances in first aid and CPR. First Responder provides primary rescuers with the information and skills they need to respond to medical emergencies with confidence and care.book-emerge

Topics include airway management, oxygen administration, spinal immobilization, advanced patient assessments (blood pressures), special populations, etc. Unique to Nova Scotia is the Medical First Responder option through Emergency Health Services Nova Scotia. The provincial government, through it’s medical director, supports the standard and if you are volunteering with a fire service or other recognized agency you may qualify to apply for this certification. (more)

  • Time Frame: 40 – 44 hours (includes CPR level HCP)
  • Text: Emergency Medical Response text, workbook and handouts (included with fee)
  • Fee: $500.00 Code: MFR
  • Recert – 20 hours Fee: $250.00 Code: MFR-R

Emergency Medical Responder with CPR & AED

Emergency Medical Responder the most complete and comprehensive training you can engage in before Para-medicine. This 80-hour course designed for those individuals that will called to be the first rescuers on the scene of an emergency. The program reflects the latest advances in first aid and CPR. EMR provides primary rescuers with the information and skills they need to respond to medical emergencies with confidence and care.

This program is the standard of care as defined under the Paramedic Association of Canada (PAC) and meets universally in Canada, National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP). As noted with the First Responder above, you also easily meet Nova Scotia Emergency Health Services Nova Scotia – Medical First Responder option criteria. (more)

  • Time Frame: 80 hours (includes CPR level HCP)
  • Text: Emergency Medical Response text, workbook and handouts (included with fee)
  • Fee: $900.00 Code: EMR
  • Recert & Upgrade – 40 hours (five days) Fee: $450.00 Code: EMR-R

Marine Advanced First Aid with CPR & AED

Marine Advanced FA is a comprehensive 40 – 44-hour course designed for marine “first responders” – those individuals most likely to be the first rescuers on the scene of an emergency. The program reflects the latest advances in first aid and CPR. Akin to the First Responder level it provides primary rescuers with the information and skills they need to respond to medical emergencies with confidence and care.

Topics include airway management, oxygen administration, spinal immobilization, advanced patient assessments (blood pressures), special populations, etc.

MAFA is recently updated and pursuant to federal regulation: TP13008E

  • Time Frame: 31 – 40 hours (includes CPR level HCP)
  • Text: Emergency Medical Response text, workbook and handouts (included with fee)
  • Fee: $550.00 Code: MAFA
  • Recert – 20 hours Fee: $250.00 Code: MAFA-R

Oxygen Administration

  • Time Frame: 3 – 4 hours (pre requisite CPR level A or C)
  • Text: Oxygen Administration Booklet (included with fee)
  • Fee: $65.00 Code: O2