Archive | July, 2011

Infant CPR/AED – HCP Level

The following blog on Infant CPR at an HCP level is for information purposes only. If you want to learn to do CPR or CPR HCP take a CPR course with Vancouver First Aid Ltd. The following is the steps for Infant CPR/AED at an HCP level. 1. Scene Assessment. Check the scene for hazards […]

Difference Between Red Cross Childcare, Emergency and Standard First Aid

This page is designed to help candidates understand the difference between the three major Red Cross first aid programs which include emergency first aid, standard first aid and childcare first aid. These courses have a number of similarities however they do have a significant number of differences. This page outlines the course content of all three […]

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Vancouver First Aid Updates.

Vancouver First Aid Ltd will be updating its page to include the following locations: Britannia Yaletown East Vancouver The pages will have the following URL’s: http://vancouverfirstaid.ca/about/locations/Britannia http://vancouverfirstaid.ca/about/locations/Yaletown http://vancouverfirstaid.ca/about/locations/EastVancouver The pages will include information about the courses offered which will be updated by Mark. The pages will also include the address of the location (in bold), […]

Upcoming First Aid and CPR Courses in the Lower Mainland

Vancouver First Aid promises to provide the most reliable, cheapest and entertaining first aid and cpr courses in the lower mainland. Our policy is to provide convenient, comfortable, safe and welcoming courses to the lower mainland.  The following are the upcoming first aid and CPR courses at re-certifications at Vancouver First Aid Ltd.  We will be […]

New Locations for Vancouver First Aid Ltd.

Vancouver First Aid Ltd is proud to offer courses, renewals and recertifications in first aid and CPR in several new locations this year. We will continue to provide first aid courses in Vancouver at our main locations and we are adding two new locations. Britannia community centre will be hosting CPR and First Aid recertifications […]

CPR Compression for an Adult.

The information posted in this blog on CPR for adults is for information purposes only. If you want to learn to do new CPR techniques take a CPR class with Vancouver First Aid Ltd. Chest compression’s on adults has changed considerably in the last decade. The Lifesaving Society, Red Cross and Heart and Stroke Foundation receive there guidance […]

What to wear when taking a CPR or First Aid course?

A frequently asked question when people take a first aid or CPR course is: what should i wear? As a first aid instructor I have seen people coming in wearing stilettos, high heel boots and mini skirts. However, when taking a first aid course you are going to need to move around quickly and be […]

How to prevent infants from Choking.

The information posted in this blog is for information purposes only. If you wish to learn to treat and recognize first aid emergencies register for a first aid course in Vancouver with Vancouver First Aid Ltd. The highest method of accidental deaths for infants in North America is via choking. Fortunately, there are two easy […]

Infant CPR: Tips and Training for 2005 and 2010 standards.

The information posted in this blog on infant CPR is for information purposes only. If you want to learn to do infant CPR take a Red Cross CPR course or a Infant CPR course with Vancouver First Aid Ltd. Infant CPR training is included in CPR “C”, CPR “HCP” and infant first aid courses. Adult […]

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