Preparing your workplace or community with the tools and knowledge to respond to a sudden cardiac arrest can save lives. MediQuest offers a number of on-site first aid training options to ensure your staff has the knowledge and skills needed to respond to an emergency.

All first aid training provided by MediQuest is approved by our team of licensed Physicians. In addition, our instructors follow a training curriculum in compliance with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Guidelines and any other local (provincial) requirements.  MediQuest is also a Red Cross authorized training provider.

The MediQuest AED Life Saving team trains thousands of front line responders each year: ordinary working people who are not professional responders, but rather people who make a difference when an emergency occurs.

Courses:

AED & CPR

This course focuses on training individuals in Emergency Scene Management, responding to adult choking, and implementing an AED* in conjunction with CPR.

*Training is provided on the same make/model AED intended for use

Occupational First Aid Level 1

This is a one-day, 8-hour course. Participants receive a 3-year certificate from the instructor.

Includes:

  • The role and duties of a workplace first aid attendant
  • Using the Priority Action Approach Plan
  • Conducting scene assessments
  • Managing spinal injuries
  • Caring for unconscious patients
  • Clearing airway obstructions
  • Assisting ventilations
  • Pocket mask techniques
  • Performing CPR
  • AED use and care
  • Controlling bleeding
  • Recognizing shock
  • Caring for soft tissue injuries
  • Eye injuries, burns and poisonings
  • Making referrals to medical aid
  • Completing records and reports

No prerequisites – Minimum age 16 years.

Emergency First Aid (OFA 1 Equivalent)

This course provides First Aid & CPR techniques taught in an interactive environment. The course covers skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies for adults, CPR Level A, and other topics such as choking, airway and breathing emergencies and prevention of disease transmission.

AED Orientation

A 2 hour course intended for participants holding valid first aid certificates; the course is theory based and focuses on your specific make/model of AED, including use and care of your defibrillator.

Let us help you build a team of trained first responders at your facility – contact us today.

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