First Responder Re-Certification Course. Updated Program, BLS CPR/AED


  • Due to COVID-19 course restrictions, course sizes are reduced and only set about 1-2 months ahead.  If you do not need see a course date that works for you, please contact Action Rehab directly for more options. or 705-305-1399


$300 + HST Includes electronic version of new updated manual. Registration with a printed manual is $425 + HST.

Action Rehab Therapy launched the updated program in October of 2018. A comprehensive 20 hour re-cert for the sport therapist or professional rescuer and includes BLS CPR/AED.

COVID-19 Precautions are in place for all courses.  Screening will be completed before each in class day, masks and social distancing will be utilized throughout the course.

Course Content:

  • Critical Rescue Decision making and scene assessment.
  • Includes level BLS CPR/AED certification.
  • Management of airway, breathing and circulation emergencies, sudden illness, environmentally induced emergencies and traumatic injuries.
  • Oxygen Administration, Airway management and breathing devices.
  • Advanced Secondary Survey skills and Vital Sign Assessment including Blood Pressure.
  • Use of spinal boards, cervical collars, splints and specialized rescue equipment.
  • Re-cert by attending 2 days of a full course or by attending a 2 day re-cert course.

First Responder Re-cert Course Participation Details:

  • Your Canadian Red Cross First Responder Certificated must be current in order to attend a Re-cert Course.  Those with an expired certificate should enrol in a full First Responder Course.
  • Participants should dress comfortably. Full attendance is required. Certificate is earned through demonstration of skills during course participation and during a final summary mock rescue as well as successful completion of a multiple-choice quiz (minimum mark of 80%).
  • Each participant receives a wallet certificate and rescue breathing barrier device. Program updates are available on line.


Please note our refund policy.

Refunds minus a $30 administration fee are available for cancellations received up to 1 week before your course.  With 7 days or more notice, you can transfer to another course of equal or greater value without charge.  Cancellations received with less than 7 days will be eligible to transfer to another course after paying the administration fee. “No Shows” will be charged the full amount for the course.