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Professional Responder Program

Coast2coast offers Pre-hospital Care courses and training to first responders and those providing care in a pre-hospital setting. All trainings including First Responder & Emergency Medical Responder courses are based on Canadian Red Cross guidelines. Team approach to professional life-support skills are offered in courses that meet the needs of emergency medical services (EMS) personnel. Courses also vary in the number of hours individuals go under training. Course covers a variety of topics from basic (circulation and breathing emergencies, and prevention of disease transmission) to advanced (sudden medical emergencies and injuries to the head and/or spine), including instruction dedicated to understanding workplace legislation and responsibilities. For further information about Recert or upgrade courses please contact our head office.

CPR/AED Manual

Oxygen Administration

Course Length: 2-4 hours in class

Completion Criteria:

• Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate the skills
• Ability to complete a written, closed-book knowledge evaluation with a minimum mark of 75%
• Must meet additional legislative requirements, if applicable
• Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course
• Instructors can facilitate the knowledge evaluation as legislation dictates and/or as participants require
• In some jurisdictions, oxygen is considered to be under medical control. It is important that you become familiar with the regulations regarding the use of oxygen in your jurisdiction.
• If an individual is expected to deliver oxygen, he or she may wish to inquire as to the medical authority given to do so.

Requirements:

Participant must be certified in CPR level HCP; 100% attendance of the course

Certification:

Canadian Red Cross Certificate valid for 3 years will be issued

Advanced First Aid

Course Length: 80 hours class time

Completion Criteria:

• Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate the skills
• Ability to complete a written, closed book knowledge evaluation with a minimum mark of 80 %
• Ability to successfully complete the skills checklist
• Ability to successfully complete two evaluated scenarios (one each, medical and trauma)
• Participant must see and interact with an emergency response vehicle in order to successfully complete the course requirements
• Must meet additional legislative requirements, if applicable
• Instructors can facilitate the knowledge evaluation as legislation dictates and/or as participants require

Requirements:

Participant must be certified in Standard First Aid with CPR level C;Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course

Certification:

Canadian Red Cross Certificate valid for 3 years will be issued

 

First Responder

Course Length: 40 hours in class

Completion Criteria:

• Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate the skills
• Ability to complete a written, closed book knowledge evaluation with a minimum mark of 80%
• Have completed skills checklists, and
• Successfully complete one evaluated scenario.
• Must meet additional legislative requirements, if applicable
• Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course
• Instructors can facilitate the knowledge evaluation as legislation dictates and/or as participants require

Requirements:

Participant must be certified in CPR level C; 100% attendance of the course

Certification:

Canadian Red Cross Certificate valid for 3 years will be issued

 

 

 

 

Emergency Medical Responder

Course Length: 80-120 hours in class

Completion Criteria:

• Ability to comprehend and successfully demonstrate the skills
• Ability to pass a written, closed book knowledge evaluation with a minimum mark of 80%,
• Have a completed skills checklists, and
• Successfully complete two evaluated scenarios (One medical and one trauma)
• Participant must see and interact with an emergency response vehicle in order to successfully complete the course requirements
• Must meet additional legislative requirements, if applicable
• Participants must attend and participate in 100% of the course
• Instructors can facilitate the knowledge evaluation as legislation dictates

Requirements:

Participant must be certified in Standard First Aid with CPR level C; 100% attendance of the course

Certification:

Canadian Red Cross Certificate valid for 3 years will be issued