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Can You Take First Aid Training Online?

In today’s fast-paced world, learning lifesaving first aid skills has never been more important. Yet, finding the time for traditional classroom training can be a challenge for many.    That’s where the convenience of online learning comes in. While fully online first aid courses are available, it’s crucial to understand that the most effective approach…

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How to Create an Effective Workplace First Aid Program

October is Canada’s Healthy Workplace Month, so it’s the perfect time to spotlight the importance of workplace first aid.   And it’s worth paying attention to. According to Employment Canada’s 2020 Occupational Injuries Annual Report, nearly 40,000 workplace injuries were reported, of which, over 42% were disabling.     With workplaces ranging from bustling urban offices…

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7 Common First Aid Mistakes

First aid is a critical skill that can truly mean the difference between life and death.   However, first aid is often misunderstood or performed incorrectly, which can sometimes do more harm than good.    Understanding the most common first aid mistakes people make by recognizing and correcting these mishaps, so we can all become…

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Is it Safe to Perform CPR on Infants?

When you find someone in need of CPR, your brain is running a mile per minute. In this high-stress, hyper-emotional situation, you may find yourself feeling scared, overwhelmed, or ill-equipped.    Now, imagine if that someone in need of CPR is an infant.   When it comes to CPR, making the decision to perform this…

CPR For Drowning: Is It Different?

CPR For Drowning: Is It Different?

Spring break is less than a week away – who’s going on vacation?!    A report released by the Canadian Red Cross “found that the most frequent activities for immersion deaths are now aquatic, including swimming and wading. This is followed by boating, especially fishing”.    If you will be doing any of these activities…

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Why CPR Breaths Still Matter

Why CPR Breaths Still Matter Life-saving training is always being improved. As we study and research different methods of saving lives, we update life-saving skills to become more efficient – skills such as CPR! CPR breaths is a common topic of conversation, and it is often debated whether rescue breaths are actually needed.   Why…