CPR and AED in Lethbridge

Located in Lethbridge, Alberta, Lethbridge First Aid is the number one training service affiliate of St Mark James in this area. It offers the best CPR and AED training in the region, with combined first aid and CPR classes, stand-alone courses for CPR and AED , private training, and recertification programs. Certification is given by St Mark James certified instructors so you are assured of high quality training. To view available CPR and AED courses in Lethbridge click here.

Enrolment and registration

You can visit the Lethbridge First Aid website for a registration form and list of available classes. Rates and schedules are also found on the website. Likewise, e-mails, telephone calls, and walk-ins during business hours are highly encouraged to complete your registration.

How Can I Sign Up?

To sign up for a course in Lethbridge, Alberta please complete the form below. Your request will be responded to within 1 business hour.

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More about Lethbridge First Aid

A look into CPR and AED certification

Effective chest compressions
CPR and AED courses in Lethbridge

Lethbridge First Aid training programs for CPR and AED are available in three levels: “A”, “C”, and “HCP”. All levels include first aid and automated external defibrillation (AED) for cardiovascular and choking emergencies. CPR and AED training in Lethbridge First Aid cover adult, child, and infant victims.

AEDs are machines that are attached to the chest with pads and apply shock to the heart. AEDs also detect heart rhythms. All CPR classes, including stand-alone CPR programs, include AED training, as per the latest guidelines by the American Heart Association.

Differences in CPR and AED training course levels

CPR Level “A” offers CPR and AED training for adult victims, including choking and bleeding injuries. CPR Level “C” offers CPR and AED training for adult, child, and infant victims, including child and infant choking emergencies. The CPR Level “HCP” offers comprehensive CPR and AED training targeted at health-care providers. CPR HCP focuses on skill training on the use of bag valve masks and rescue maneuvers on adult, child, and infant victims.

CPR HCP Bag Valve Mask
Bag valve mask used to provide rescue breaths in CPR HCP training.

To pass the training program, a student must have complete attendance, demonstrate skills adequately, and have at least an average of 75% on the written exam.

Variety of extra programs

Students who just want to enrol in CPR classes without first aid training can enrol in stand-alone or CPR-only classes, still inclusive of AED training. Trainees who want to book private instructors for home training or special events can do so. Lethbridge First Aid has several St Mark James certified instructors with different hourly rates.

St Mark James Certification

All the students receive a certification card from St Mark James upon the completion of the training program. The certificate also comes in an optional wall mount size. The certificates are renewable every three years. Students can enrol in recertification classes for level C and HCP, lasting four hours and held twice a week.

Most Competitive Rates

Course rates at Lethbridge First Aid are the most competitive in the area. They include taxes, certification fees, and training manuals. Students are also entitled to full refunds of the enrolment fees, provided a 72-hour notice was given beforehand. There are absolutely no additional expenses after the enrolment fee.

St Mark James Instructors

All instructors in Lethbridge First Aid are certified by St Mark James. Only the latest AED trainers, training mannequins, and first aid training kits are used, so students get the best possible learning experience.

Did You Know?

Most swallowed foreign objects pass your digestive system without any trouble. However, are other times, it may get stuck in your esophagus and can damage the tissue. Make sure to remember these important tips if you notice something stuck in your throat or esophagus.

If the victim can’t breath, do:

  • Five back blows. Use the heel of your hand and thump the space between the shoulder blades.
  • Five abdominal thrusts. Make a fist and wrap it with your other hand. Place it just above the navel and make quick, upward, and inward thrusts.
  • Repeat until object is dislodged.

Take note! If the object was pointed, head to the nearest emergency room. Attempting to remove it may cause further damage.

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