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General News · 16th September 2021
CCHA Family Support - Desta
Cortes Community Health Association is pleased to present Emergency First Aid Training to the Cortes Community in early October.

Sign up HERE for one of three dates:

Saturday, October 2 - Priority given to youth 12+
FULL - Sunday, October 3 - Open to Cortes Community
Monday, October 4 - Open to Cortes Community

Mansons Hall

Saturday, October 2, 10:30am - 6:30pm
FULL - Sunday, October 3, 9am to 5pm
Mon, October 4, 8:45am - 4:45pm

Registration Fee:
$125 per person
Free for youth 12+
Thanks to the Firesmart Economic Recovery Grant awarded to the SRD, there is no registration fee for Cortes youth.

Emergency First Aid is a WorkSafeBC Occupational First Aid Level 1 equivalent and can be used in the workplace. Using hands-on training and practice, this basic first aid course will give you confidence to respond effectively in an emergency. You will learn lifesaving skills such as CPR/AED, obstructed airway procedures and emergency response. You will learn to recognize and respond to respiratory and circulatory emergencies including asthma, allergic reactions, heart attack, stroke and bleeding.

Requirements: 100% attendance is required along with one piece of valid ID.
Candidates are required to produce one piece of acceptable, valid, photographic identification at the time of the course. Valid ID includes: CDN or US driver's license, valid passport, Valid BC Student ID issued for the current school year, Employee picture id card, Native status id card, BC photo id issued after Nov. 1996, or Canadian government-issued photo id.

Evaluation: practical situations and written evaluation
(25 MCQ assessment, min 70% passing grade or 18/25)

Communicable Disease Protocols
Wearing a mask is required in all indoor public spaces for people age 12+.
If you are sick, stay home. Full refund.
Clean your hands and practice good respiratory etiquette.
Physical distancing during this training will be adhered to as far as possible.