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First Responder

First Responder Course

First Responder Course

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The First Responder course is delivered over the course of 40 hrs. Please register for the start date, understanding that attendance is required for all class dates (flexible scheduling options available).

Course Overview

8:00am - 5:00pm

  • Pre-hospital care and CPR skills for professional first responders or those wanting to become first responders.
  • Course teaches techniques for sustaining life, preventing further injuries, and caring for illnesses and injuries until the next level of medical personnel arrives.
  • Includes CPR level HCP and AED.

Course Content

  • The Professional Responder
  • Responding to the call
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment
  • Airway management and respiratory emergencies
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Shock
  • Hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Acute and chronic illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Environmental illnesses
  • Pregnancy, labour and delivery
  • Special populations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Multiple-casualty incidents
  • Pharmacology


Standard First Aid with CPR Level C; pre-course assignment

Completion Requirements

100% attendance, skills demonstration, two evaluated scenarios, and 75% min. passing grade on a written exam


3 year certification in First Responder (digital certificate issued upon successful completion)

SIMS regularly hosts in-house First Responder courses or we can arrange to come to your community and provide training. Please call SIMS at 306-343-SIMS (7467) for more information.

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