Fort McMurray First Aid is located hosts emergency first aid classes for the cheapest rates throughout the area. Schedules are very flexible, with popular classes available during the evenings and weekends. Students don’t have to worry about the quality of the training – all classes are taught and overseen by St Mark James-certified instructors. A variety of training programs are provided including safety, WHMIS, TDG, first aid, CPR and AED courses. A popular one day course that teaches a variety of basic rescue skills is St Mark James emergency first aid. This course takes a full day to complete and provides participants with a certificate that is valid for 3 years upon successful completion of the course. To register for a emergency first aid course in Fort McMurray click the link above or use the “sign up” details posted below.
Prospective trainees can sign up for a program through e-mail or telephone call. Walk-ins are also highly encouraged by the Fort McMurray First Aid staff. The Fort McMurray First Aid website has a complete list of available classes and an on-line registration form. You can also contact this provider using the following information:
- Website Address for On-Line Registration: http://fortmcmurrayfirstaid.ca/first-aid-courses/emergency/
- Email Address: [email protected]
There is no other training service provider in the area that offers cheaper rates than Fort McMurray First Aid. Rates are paid in full during enrollment so trainees don’t have to worry about expenses while training. the fees include taxes, certificates, and St Mark James training manuals.
Students who drop out are entitled to full refunds, provided a 72-hour notice is given beforehand.
The emergency first aid program lasts 14-16 hours total. Lectures focus on the emergency medical services system (EMS), wound care, and CPR and AED. AEDs (automated external defibrillators) are machines that supply the heart with needed shock. Stand-alone classes for cardiopulmonary resuscitation are also available (levels A, C, and HCP), lasting 4, 5, and 6 hours respectively.
Certificate cards are awarded to students upon passing a class. To pass, a student is required to have complete attendance, at least 75 percent on the written exam, and good return demonstration of skills. Wall-mount certificates can be requested.
Certificates are only valid for three years and can be renewed / re-certified through recertification classes. Recertification for St Mark James standard first aid is 8 hours long, inclusive of CPR level C recertfication.
Students can book instructors for private training at home, for employee workshops, or company outings and conferences. Just send an e-mail to inquire about rates and schedules.
Did You Know?
Signs and symptoms of a pulmonary embolism
- Sudden chest pain ACCOMPANIED by trouble/shortness of breath
- Sudden trouble/shortness of breath WITHOUT pain
- Blood-tinged sputum (phlegm)
- Rapid pulse
- Loss of consciousness or anxiety
- Sudden increase in perspiration
If any of these symptoms are felt, you may be experiencing chest pain due to a pulmonary embolism – a clot thrown to the pulmonary artery from a different vein or part of the circulatory system (usually the legs or pelvis). Seek medical attention immediately.