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First Aid, Standard and CPR A/AED (FAID 1001)

This course provides basic information about first aid for the lay rescuer. Course content includes prevention, assessment and protocol for entry into the Emergency Medical System. You will receive instruction on emergency carries, breathing emergencies (including choking and chest injuries), CPR for an adult (including risk factors, signals and actions of a heart attack and stroke), use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), managing selected accident situations (including bleeding, shock, head and spinal injuries), musculoskeletal injuries, poisoning, environmental (heat and cold related) injuries, eye, abdominal, chest, crush injuries and medical emergencies. This course meets the requirements of Occupational Health and Safety, Saskatchewan Labour. Upon successful completion, you will receive a wallet card (confirming course completion) from SIAST.

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SIAST is Saskatchewan's primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training. A member of Polytechnics Canada, SIAST's programs range from certificates to degrees. The institution serves 26,000 distinct students through campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities.