Emergency First Aid/AED

Ever thought about learning basic first aid techniques in order to be able to quickly react during an emergency situation?

Emergency First Aid/AED

This 8-hour training will allow you to recognize abnormal signs and symptoms that can arise in everyday life, and to apply the necessary emergency measures.

In this course, you will learn, among other things, to provide basic treatments in order to immobilize an injury, to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) and to administer epinephrin with an auto-injector. You will also learn to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult and on a child, and to efficiently react in a respiratory emergency or cardiac arrest situation.

This course can be adapted according to the participants’ needs.


Minimum time required

8 hours

Award validity

3 years

Course content


Item 1 - Standard first aid principles

Item 2 - Legal aspects of an intervention

Item 5 - Communicating with the EMS

Item 6 - Anatomy and physiology

Item 7 - Prehospital assessment

Item 8 - Primary assessment


Item 10 - Chain of Survival™

Item 11 - Resuscitation techniques – Adult and child

Item 12 - Airway obstruction – Conscious adult and child

Item 13 - Airway obstruction – Unconscious adult and child

Item 14 - Rescue breathing complications or specific situations

Item 15 - AED operation

Item 16 - Two-rescuer CPR and AED


Item 17 - Shock / fainting

Item 19a - Cardiovascular emergencies

Item 19b - Respiratory emergencies


Item 21 - Bleeding


Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux: Administrating epinephrine for acute anaphylactic type allergic reactions: People known to be allergic – 1.5 hour.