Basic Life Support (HCP) (Recertification)

  • 75 +HST
  • 3 Spaces Left
  • Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Midland, 105 Fourth Street, L4R 3S9

Recertification of the BLS(HCP) Course for those within their expiry date. Designed to build participant confidence in performing advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills and provide the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, provide Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, and perform rapid defibrillation. Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy can also be added as additional certifications to this course.

AUDIENCE: In-facility and health care providers (nursing, care aides, dental industry, medical offices, etc.), pre-hospital care groups (fire department, rescue teams, sports therapists, lifeguards, SCUBA divers, ski patrol, first responders, search and rescue, etc.).

COURSE CONTENT: A review of the full BLS course and includes knowledge training and skills demonstrations. Content includes legal issues including consent, advanced directives, and abandonment; Assisted ventilation using a variety of resuscitation masks and BVM's (Bag Valve Masks); High-performance CPR with AEDs including 2-person and team CPR, brachial pulse checks, responder fatigue, and blood loss concerns; Choking and airway obstructions, Trauma response; Opiod overdose response including naloxone care; Six rights of medication; Post-cardiac arrest care in return of spontaneous circulation patients, including providing manual suction and knowing when supplemental oxygen is needed; High performance team communication including closed-loop communication, respect, and designated roles; and post-event debriefing.

RECERTIFICATION: Recertifications are valid for one year from date of issue and may be completed every year so long as training remains within the expiry date.


  • Successfully demonstrate all skill competencies
  • Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course

Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook), BLS digital certificates (wall, wallet with free option to have printed and laminated copies available), Classroom copy of the Basic Life Support Field Manual to borrow during course, Record of Training for Employers (available upon request).


  • $75 + HST
  • Group rates available for minimum of 6 participants

Registrations can be made online by choosing one of the following course dates. If you prefer to call or email, please do so by reaching our Training Coordinator, by email jennifer@firstforsafety.ca, or by calling 705-526-3853 during business hours of Mon-Fri, 8am to 5pm.

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