Course Info Comprehensive three-day course offering athletic taping, first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want to become a well-rounded athletic trainer.
Day 1 Athletic Taping Course (4 hours) 5:30pm – 9:30pm
This course covers many taping techniques used athletic trainers in a sports environment. Included is practical instruction on taping, knees, ankles, elbows, wrists and thumbs.
Day 2 Standard First Aid with CPR/AED Level C (8 hours) 8:30am – 4:30pm
Day 3 Standard First Aid with CPR/AED Level C (8 hours) 8:30am – 4:30pm
The course meets legislation requirements for provincial/territorial worker safety and insurance boards and includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines.
As of September 1, 2018, Canadian Red Cross Emergency First Aid and Standard First Aid courses are considered equivalent to Worksafe BC Occupational First Aid Level 1 for the purpose of workplace first aid attendants. And Red Cross courses have the added benefit of national recognition, more flexible class instruction, and they teach the critical life savings skills for all ages, not just adults. (Weblink)
Basics of Sport Injury Care
The Red Cross
Preparing to respond
The EMS system
Check, Call, Care
Breathing and Circulation emergencies
First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
Head and spine injuries
Bone, muscle and joint injuries
Sudden Medical Emergencies
Poisons (includes opioid poisoning)
3 days (20 hours)
Successful participants will receive a Sports Medic 2 Certificate as well as a Red Cross Standard First Aid with CPR/AED Level C Certificate valid for 3 Years