As part of SMHEART First Aid Services COVID-19 response, all "IN-PERSON" First Aid and CPR courses are cancelled until June 20th.
Online options for most re-certifications are currently available.
70% of cardiac arrests happen at home In most Canadian cities
The average ambulance response time is more than 8 minutes
The heart stops beating within one minute after breathing stops
CPR helps maintain vital blood flow to the heart & brain
CPR with use of an AED is the most effective method of resuscitation
Permanent brain damage is likely to occur within 4 - 6 minutes after breathing
Resuscitation is more successful if CPR and defibrillation occur within a few minutes of collapse
A cardiac arrest victim's chances of survival fall 7 - 10% for every minute defibrillation is delayed
CPR and AED's SAVE LIVES!
We offer First Aid Training for: Schools & Teachers, Phys-ed classes, Business (WSIB Compliance), Scouting & Girl Guide groups, Motorcycle clubs, Outdoors & Environmental Clubs, Sporting Organizations and Teams, and many other Organizations.
*** We offer First Aid Coverage for Sporting Clubs and Special Events