Course Schedule

Standard First Aid

Date: February 1, 2014 to February 2, 2014

Standard First Aid

This Standard First Aid course is for anyone.

Includes CPR C and AED certification (Occupational First Aid level 1 -OFA1- is only 8 hours by comparison and does not necessarily include these components). Standard First Aid is also a prerequisite for ACMG courses, so take note if you are interested in pursuing a career in guiding, climbing, skiing, or other mountainous pursuits!

Course Content:

Standard First Aid training at OVERhang

> Preparing to respond
> The EMS system
> Airway emergencies
> Breathing and circulation emergencies
> First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
> Wound care
> Head and spine injuries
> Bone, muscle and joint injuries
> Sudden medical emergencies
> Environmental emergencies
> Poisons

Register by Jan 28th. Course costs $149 plus GST.


Course Details:

  • Instructors: Debbie Heywood and instructors-in-training
  • Dates: Feb 1&2
  • Times:  9am-6pm (with half hour lunch and two 15 minute breaks)
  • Location: OVERhang
  • Certification: valid for 3 years

What to bring, wear, and expect:

  • bring your lunch (or order from the PGGCC restaurant)
  • bring a writing utensil
  • wear comfy clothes
  • consider knee pads or something to kneel on if you get sore knees
  • this is very hands-on, lots of fun!