First Aid Re-Certification in Mississauga
Mississauga First Aid is a top training service provider and St Mark James affiliate for first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation training. They offer a large selection of training programs for the most affordable rates. Because all classes are taught by St Mark James-certified trainers, trainees receive the best training possible. Students can find a complete list of programs on the Mississauga First Aid website here. Click the link for rates, schedules, and a online registration form.
Mississauga First Aid
Sign up and enrolment details
Mississauga First Aid is dedicated to supplying trainees with different ways to register for available classes. Trainees can sign up through the online registration form (on the website), e-mail, telephone call, or in person. Any requests will be entertained during business hours only.
Total fees at Mississauga First Aid are very competitive – there is no comparison with other providers. Fees are paid in full during enrolment, inclusive of tuition and taxes, certificates, and St Mark James training manuals. Students who drop out are entitled to a full refund, provided a notice was given 72 hours beforehand.
There is a number of a training centers throughout Mississauga, complete with top notch training equipment. Students at Mississauga First Aid only receive the best. All centers can be easily reached by public and private transportation. Parking and restaurants are available within walking distance.
St Mark James Certification
Standard first aid, CPR and AED training programs run for 18 hours and are available throughout the week. Classes are even available during evenings and weekends to accommodate all students. First aid programs are focused on a variety of injuries and first aid management skills such as bandaging, bleeding management, and CPR.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is included in the full training program but CPR-only classes are also available. There are three categories catering to two kinds of students: first timers and health care providers. Category A and C are for first timers and HCP is for health care providers. All three include CPR and AED for adult victims while only C and HCP include CPR and AED for pediatric victims.
Certificate cards are given to all students who are able to pass a program. The certificates are only valid for three years but can be renewed through renewal / re-cert classes. Renewal or recertification classes are held at least twice a week, and take 8 hours for standard first aid awards. Expiring or near expiry certificates can be renewed through recertification classes.
Did You Know?
Arrhythmias: Supra-ventricular tachycardia
Arrhythmias are irregular heart rhythms caused by abnormal electrical impulses sent through the heart. When the heart beats to fast, it means that a person is in tachycardia. When the heart beats to slow, it means that a person is in bradycardia. A kind of tachycardia is supraventricular tachycardia or SVT. SVTs originate above the ventricles and causes rapid burst of heartbeats that end suddenly. In a normal heart, SVT can just cause mild discomfort, but in a damaged heart, it can be the sign of a worsening condition needed CPR and defibrillation.