Essential First Aid

Canadian Red Cross Training Partner

Emergency Child Care First Aid 

Includes: Respiratory and cardiac arrest for babies and children

The Red Cross Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR course provides an overview of First Aid & CPR skills for individuals who care for children and infants either at home or in the workplace. This course focuses on the prevention, recognition and response to Cardiovascular & Breathing Emergencies for Adults, Children and Babies. Disease prevention, CPR Level B & AED training included. 

This course is recommended for those in the early childhood education (ECE) industry, childcare workers, parents, grandparents and babysitters. 

This course is recognized by the Child Care Licensing Branch.

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Course Content:

  • The Red Cross
  • Preparing to Respond
  • The Emergency Medical Services System
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway Emergencies
  • Breathing and Circulation Emergencies
  • First Aid for Respiratory and Cardiac Arrest 
  • Head and Spine Injuries
  • Bone, Muscle, and Joint Injuries
  • Wound Care
  • Sudden Medical Emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Keeping Children Safe

Course Duration: 

  • 8 hours (1-day) including breaks

  • None

Materials Included:
  • Childcare First Aid & CPR Manual
  • Certification Card

  • $100.00

  • Valid for 3 years

Recertification: None. Must take full course