professional responder PROGRAMMING

first responder (FR)

Comprehensive first aid and CPR skills for professional first responders or those training to become first responders. Course teaches the patient assessment model, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hemorrhage control, and care for a variety of acute and chronic conditions.
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MARINE ADVANCED FIRST AID (MAFA)

Comprehensive 5-day course for mariners requiring advanced first aid training for care at sea. Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008.
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emergency medical responder (EMR)

Participants will learn and demonstrate all knowledge and skills needed to provide appropriate patient assessments, interventions, and on-going care, including the transportation of a patient to a healthcare facility. Course content may vary depending on jurisdictional requirements and, in addition, follows the National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP) as defined by the Paramedic Association of Canada.
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First responder

N/A

PrerequisitE

5 Days (40 Hours)

Duration

3 years

certification
period

499.00

COURSE FEE

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • Professionals in a fire service, rescue team, workplace response team, sports-medicine professionals, lifeguardsand ski patrol.

  • Meets Nova Scotia OH&S regulations for workplaces with ≥ 100 persons, per shift.

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December 2021

March 2022

June 2022

September 2022

MARINE ADVANCED FIRST AID

N/A

PrerequisitE

5 Days (40 Hours)

Duration

3 years

certification
period

499.00

COURSE FEE

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • Any person designated to provide first aid on board a vessel engaged on a near coastal voyage, class 1, or unlimited voyage.

  • Participants who want to obtain a master or officercertificate or endorsement.

  • Course meets the requirements of Transport Canada outlined in Transport Publication (TP) 13008 E.

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December 2021

March 2022

June 2022

Sept 2022

EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDER (EMR)

N/A

PrerequisitE

10 Days (80 Hours)

Duration

3 years

certification
period

899.00

COURSE FEE

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • Professionals in emergency medical care who may be responsible for initial assessments, the provision of safe and prudent care, and the transport of a patient to the most appropriate healthcare facility.

  • Meets Nova Scotia OH&S regulations for workplaces with ≥ 100 persons, per shift.

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first responder (FR) RECERTIFICATION

Comprehensive first aid and CPR skills for professional first responders or those training to become first responders. Course teaches the patient assessment model, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, hemorrhage control, and care for a variety of acute and chronic conditions.
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MARINE ADVANCED FIRST AID RECERTIFICATION

Recertification of Marine First Aid is not permitted under federal regulations
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emergency medical responder (EMR) RECERTIFICATION

Participants will learn and demonstrate all knowledge and skills needed to provide appropriate patient assessments, interventions, and on-going care, including the transportation of a patient to a healthcare facility. Course content may vary depending on jurisdictional requirements and, in addition, follows the National Occupational Competency Profiles (NOCP) as defined by the Paramedic Association of Canada.
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First responder recertification

Non-Expired First Responder

PrerequisitE

3 Days (24 Hours)

Duration

3 years

certification
period

349.00

COURSE FEE

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • **Participants must hold non-expired FR certification to partake**
  • Professionals in a fire service, rescue team, workplace response team, sports-medicine professionals, lifeguardsand ski patrol.

  • Meets Nova Scotia OH&S regulations for workplaces with ≥ 100 persons, per shift.

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EMERGENCY MEDICAL responder (EMR) RECERTIFICATION

Non-Expired EMR

PrerequisitE

5 Days (40 Hours)

Duration

3 years

certification
period

499.00

COURSE FEE

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • **Participants must hold non-expired EMR certification to partake**
  • Professionals in emergency medical care who may be responsible for initial assessments, the provision of safe and prudent care, and the transport of a patient to the most appropriate healthcare facility.

  • Meets Nova Scotia OH&S regulations for workplaces with ≥ 100 persons, per shift.

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First Aid & CPR Training in Halifax ​

Offering First aid and CPR certification training, LifeShield is the leading provider of Canadian Red Cross programs in the greater Halifax – Dartmouth area of Nova Scotia. Our training courses include emergency and standard first aid, CPR/AED, Basic Life Support (BLS), re-certification ad more. Our courses are delivered by Emergency Services professionals and satisfy all governmental requirements for Workplace First Aid. ​