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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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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…

Do First Aid Kits Expire

Do First Aid Kits Expire?

We all know that first aid kits are a crucial component of ensuring that you’re prepared for an emergency, from life-threatening to a scraped knee. But, what’s the point of having a well-stocked first aid kit if the contents inside aren’t functioning properly?    The truth is that indeed, first aid kits expire. Here’s why:…

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…

First Aid for Heat Stroke

First Aid for Heat Stroke   With the summer months comes running through the sprinkler, backyard barbeques, and a whole lot of sun! Living in Canada, it can be exciting to finally have warm weather and spend time outdoors soaking in the beautiful rays of sunshine. The sun is healing for some, but with sudden…