How to Save Someone Suffering Cardiac Arrest
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by Alert First Aid Inc
6M ago
Jaimie Pierson, CEO of Alert First Aid, joins CTV Morning News Live to talk about how to save someone suffering cardiac arrest using compression-only CPR. The post How to Save Someone Suffering Cardiac Arrest appeared first on The Pulse ..read more
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Infant CPR Article
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by David Jimenez Quiroga
9M ago
Infant CPR: A Life-Saving Skill Every Parent Should Know Introduction One essential skill every parent, caregiver, or anyone who spends time with infants should possess is Infant CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation). Alert First Aid has trained over 100,000 people in infant CPR. In this article, we’ll delve into the importance of Infant CPR, step-by-step instructions on how to perform it, and answer some common questions. What Is Infant CPR? Understanding the Basics Infant CPR is a potentially life-saving technique used in emergencies when a baby (usually under the age of one) stops breathing ..read more
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Basic Life Support – Alert First-Aid (Vancouver)
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by David Jimenez Quiroga
9M ago
BLS Training in Vancouver, A Dive into Basic Life Support – Alert First Aid In times of emergency, acting swiftly and effectively can be a lifesaver. Alert First Aid, offers a BLS Training program in Vancouver that equips individuals with the essential skills needed to respond to heart and breathing crises. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the course, highlighting its main parts and practical skills. Understanding BLS  Let’s start by defining Basic Life Support (BLS). BLS is the immediate care given to someone experiencing a heart or breathing emergency. It’s a crucial step ..read more
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Introducing a New Learning Space: Burnaby Classroom Joins Alert First Aid!
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by David Jimenez Quiroga
9M ago
Announcing Alert First-Aid’s New Burnaby Classroom: Your Gateway to Essential First Aid Education Discover First Aid Excellence in the Heart of Burnaby at Lougheed Shopping Centre Greetings, Burnaby community! We’re excited to share fantastic news that will enhance your knowledge and equip you with life-saving skills. Introducing the latest addition from Alert First-Aid: our newly opened Burnaby classroom. Conveniently located at 9855 Austin Ave, unit 167B, within the dynamic Lougheed Shopping Centre – a mere moment away from London Drugs on the lower level. If you’ve ever pondered the importa ..read more
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We’ve Added a Victoria Classroom: Tillicum Mall!
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by Alert First Aid Inc
1y ago
Attention people of Saanich and Westshore! We’re excited to announce a new classroom location at the Tillicum Mall to keep up with the growing demand for First Aid courses in Victoria. You can sign up for some of our courses at the at the new location, starting now! Our Tillicum classroom gives us a new central location in the for people who need to take First Aid in the Victoria area – closer to Westshore and Saanich for people who live further away from Downtown Victoria. It also offers a ton of convenience. You’ll have easy access to great food, coffee, and lots of free parking! This new c ..read more
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EMR Licensing in BC
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by Alert First Aid Inc
1y ago
Emergency Medical Responders provide basic emergency services, typically in rural and remote areas. In BC, all Emergency Medical Responders who respond to 911 calls must be licensed by the Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board (EMALB). Licensing is a separate process from your training course. Licensing Steps In order to become a licensed Emergency Medical Responer (EMR) in BC, you’ll need to both complete a recognized EMR training program and then go through the separate licensing exams (written & practical) and apply for your license. Register for a recognized Emergency Medical ..read more
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First Aid Recertification Update
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by Kendall Salahub
2y ago
As of March 31, 2021, there are no more extensions for recertification courses. The extended timelines previously shared have now all come to an end. All first aid certificate holders (Red Cross and WorkSafeBC) now need to recertify their first aid before it expires. If your certificate has expired, you will need to take the full course again. Red Cross First Aid Recertification In December 2020, the Canadian Red Cross shared that first aid participant-level certificate holders with certifications that expire between March 1, 2020 and March 1, 2021 could attend a recertification course until M ..read more
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WorkSafeBC Update to Minimum First Aid Kit Requirements
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by Alert First Aid Inc
2y ago
Due to COVID-19, there have been changes made to the first aid kit minimum requirements listed in WorkSafeBC guidelines, and updates made to the administration of first aid in the workplace for attendants. First aid kit requirements now include a number of earloop masks and face shields in the Basic, Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 kits (G3.16). Our kits on our website have been updated to meet these new requirements. OFAA Protocol Update The OFAA protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic document has been updated again. This document outlines what protocols Occupational First Aid Attendants are enc ..read more
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Red Cross PPE Training & Equipment Progam
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by Alert First Aid Inc
2y ago
Did you know? The Canadian Red Cross is providing Preventing Disease Transmission Training and person protective equipment (PPE) to support frontline workers responding to COVID-19. This program is designed to provide frontline volunteers and staff with a supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) – including masks and gloves – and train them how to use it properly. The best part? This program is entirely funded by a grant from the Government of Canada, and is free for eligible organizations! What is covered in the Preventing Disease Transmission Training? The course, which takes approximat ..read more
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Firefighters in Vancouver are Urging Use of Lifejackets
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by Kendall Salahub
2y ago
NORTH VANCOUVER, BC – Many Canadians still aren’t wearing lifejackets near the water, and firefighters and police in North Vancouver are again urging people who spend time on the Capilano River to use lifejackets. A tragic fishing accident claimed the life of a man last week who was fishing with 3 other friends when a line got snagged. He took a couple steps in to the river in an attempt to untangle the fishing line. He slipped, and was swept downstream. One of his friends jumped in to help, but also ended up in trouble in the water. It took a group of about 6 people about 10 minutes to get hi ..read more
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