The Chemistry of Asthma Inhalers

First Aiders often have to assist causalities with their medications, including asthma inhalers. So what exactly is in those ‘puffers’ and how does it help in the event of an asthma attack? NOTE: Each casualty will have different medication in their puffers (drugs/dose/delivery) – Only assist a casualty with a Continue reading

Canada-Alberta Job Grant

What is the Canada-Alberta Job Grant? The Canada-Alberta Job Grant is an employer-driven training program. This means that employers decide on who gets training and what type of training may be needed for new and existing employees. Employers must use a third-party training provider to deliver the formal training either Continue reading

An Animated Guide To CPR For Humans, Cats, And Dogs

Here for sharing far and wide is a clear, concise, animated guide to CPR (conventional and compression only) for adults and kids ages nine and up. Helpfully, it also includes animated instructions for resuscitating cats, and dogs of different sizes and breeds. Additional, written details can be found at this Continue reading

12 Common First Aid Myths: Sorting Fact from Fiction

First aid is a great tool for treating injuries and increasing an injured person’s chance of survival. However, it’s important to know what not to do. There are instances when performing bad first aid can be more harmful than helpful. Below is a list of 15 first aid myths that Continue reading

Standard First Aid Level C CPR with AED

Class information $135 per participant St.John’s Ambulance Accredited The Standard First Aid & CPR Course will enhance your ability to handle life-threatening situations. The course consists of 16 hours; there will be audio visual aids, workbooks and practical exercises included. The course is valid all across Canada. This course includes Continue reading

Emergency First Aid Level A CPR with AED

Class information $100 per participant St. John’s Ambulance Accredited. This one day course provides basic training for immediate life threatening injuries and illnesses. The course consists of 9 hours; there will be audio visual aids, workbooks and practical exercises  including a review of the following topics; · Applicable Legislation · Continue reading

Did you know – First Aid Training Equivalencies

If you take St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid CPC-AED here in Alberta it’s good across the country? The First Aid Committee’s including provincial representatives for each province sat down in 2012 and came to an understanding – allowing Standard First Aid training from one province to be good in Continue reading