Healthcare Training to Meet Community Needs
With a strong commitment to patients and families and to continually provide compassionate care, healthcare professionals are constantly evolving practices to meet the needs of their community.
Fanshawe offers a variety of workshops for caregivers and healthcare professionals; both to improve the standards of healthcare and to offer professional development opportunities such as our Red Cross Standard First Aid/CPR/AED courses.
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SFA, CPR (Level C or BLS) & AED
Length: 2 Days
This course meets the WSIB 1101 First Aid training requirements for workplaces. A variety of topics are covered from basic first aid such as: cardiovascular and breathing emergencies, CPR, prevention of disease transmission to more severe sudden medical conditions and injuries to the head and spine. Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training is also provided with the course. Successful participants will receive Canadian Red Cross certification that is valid for 3 years.
SFA (Level C or BLS) AED Recertification 1
Length: 1 Day
Participants MUST produce a valid Canadian Red Cross Standard First Aid certificate to take the recertification course. All Standard First Aid topics are covered as well as CPR (level C or HCP) and AED. Successful participants will receive Canadian Red Cross recertification that is valid for 3 years.
CPR (Level C or BLS) & AED
Length: 1/2 Day
This course is designed to meet annual certification requirements and provide CPR lifesaving skills and training based on participants’ background, needs and interest. Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training is also provided with the course.
Psychological First Aid
Length: 14 Hours
This course equips learners in developing a personal understanding of the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief on others, with emphasis on self-care and personal protection. Learners will be introduced to the Red Cross Look, Listen, Link, Live model - a resiliency-building approach to emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing that teaches learners how to support themselves and others to cope with the effects of various types of stress. The course uses primarily case-based learning and includes the latest evidence from the international community.