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WFTR 104 - Advanced First Aid
Course Details
Course Code:
WFTR 104

Calendar Description:
Designed to prepare students with advanced first aid techniques to prepare them for the challenges in the workplace. Students are trained to respond to cardiac emergencies using defibrillators. All students are certified to use defibrillators with medical direction. Critical care management techniques including blood pressure management and mass causality scene management are taught during this program. Students are also prepared to handle any maternity issues. At the completion of this one day program students are certified with the “Advanced First Aid” certificate recognized by the Alberta Government as Advanced First Aid for the workplace. Recognized by British Columbia WCB and the Alberta government.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 6.75
Lecture Hours: 6.75

This course is offered online:

OFA Level III (current)

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:


Rearticulation Submission:

Course Content:
- Rescue Scene Assessment
- EMS System
- Primary Survey
- Cardiovascular Emergencies
- Automated External Defibrillators
- Secondary Survey
- Medical and Behavioral
- Poisons
- Multi-Casualty Incidents
- Maternity
- Legal Requirements and Documentation

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
Describe the components of the RSA (Rescue Scene Assessment
Describe common hazards
Describe common mechanisms of injury
Describe the reason for determining the number of patients and resources
Describe and demonstrate the correct technique for hand-washing
Describe and demonstrate the correct technique for the removal of soiled gloves
Describe the critical safety features of adequate barrier devices
Describe the components of the Emergency Medical System
Describe the information that the Emergency medical System will request and require
Demonstrate the techniques for activating the Emergency Medical System
Describe the components of the Primary Survey
Explain the value of the Primary Survey
Demonstrate the techniques for assessing the components of the Primary Survey
Describe the risk factors of cardiovascular emergencies
Demonstrate the care of a patient suffering from Angina, Myocardial Infarction, and Congestive Heart Failure
Describe the signs and symptoms of a cerebrovascular emergency
Demonstrate the care of a patient suffering from a cerebrovascular emergency
Describe each link in the Chain of Survival
Describe and demonstrate the steps of one-rescuer Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Explain when the rescuer is able to stop CPR

Passing Grade:
70% on written and practical

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 100 %

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Text Books:

Required - Unknown, Advanced First Aid (Academy of Emergency Training)
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