First Responder Re-Cert

A comprehensive 20 hour re-cert for the sport therapist or professional rescuer. The updated version of this program was launched in October 2018.  Course uses a free electronic manual.  Printed copies are available with specified course registration.

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, rescue breathing barrier device and electronic copy of the First Responder manual.

Upcoming Courses:

Re-certification:  $300 + HST  ($425 + HST with printed manual)
  • Note prices have been reduced during COVID-19 reopening and recovery phases.  New prices are above.
  • Due to COVID-19 course restrictions, dates are being set on demand only.  Please contact Action Rehab to arrange courses.  firstaid@actionrehabtherapy.ca or 705-305-1399
  • Next scheduled date:  August 15 & 16, 2020 in Oro, Ontario.  Please contact Action Rehab before registering to ensure there is space available.
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