This in depth first aid course is a prerequisite for employment with the BC Ambulance Service, many ski patrols and some Fire Police Departments. It covers the basics of airway, breathing and circulation – includes how to deal with obstructed airways, breathing distress, bleeding control, shock and one and two person CPR. In addition, continuing patient assessment, hard collar application, securing a patient to a spine board, upper and lower limb splinting and minor wound care are covered. Completion of records and reports are an integral part of the course. The course covers basic to advanced life support and first aid scenario skills.
Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 80 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/MAST150.pdf