Front Line Training

Front Line Training

Advanced First Aid

The course spans two weeks, operating from Monday to Friday, totaling 10 days.

Events

Advanced First Aid

AFA is a professional emergency response for firefighters, law-enforcement officers, oil and gas safety personnel and emergency medical services personnel.
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Audience

For those primarily designated with the responsibility as an Advanced Workplace First Aid Attendant. In some jurisdictions, this advanced first aid course is approved for pre-hospital medical first responders.

Duration

80-120 hours (based on jurisdiction)

Prerequisites

Participant must be certified in Standard First Aid with CPR level C.

Materials

– Includes Free Digital Book

– Optional Hard Copy Book ($150 +Tax)

Completion

  • Successfully demonstrate the required skills
  • Minimum 75% mark for written, closed book, knowledge evaluation
  • Successfully complete minimum of one practical scenario
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course

Certification

3-year certification in Advanced First Aid
(digital certificate issued upon successful completion)

Recertification

40 hours

Course Content

  • The Professional Responder
  • Responding to the call
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment
  • Airway management and respiratory emergences
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Shock
  • Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Acute and chronic illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Environmental illnesses
  • Pregnancy, labour and delivery
  • Special populations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Reaching, lifting and extricating patients
  • Transportation
  • Multiple-casualty incidents
  • Pharmacology
  • Marine environment
  • Workplace

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

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