Four levels of CPR training - A, B, C and HCP - are designed to meet the needs of both the public and professional rescuers like lifeguards. Learn CPR skills and the signs, symptoms and care of choking, non-breathing and pulseless victims. CPR courses teach the risk factors associated with heart disease and how to prevent them or reduce their effects. All Lifesaving Society CPR training is consistent with standards established by the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. The latest resuscitation protocols are summarized in Summary of Changes in Lifesaving Society Literature.
CPR-A(Adult) teaches how to do CPR and choking procedures for adults and includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED.
CPR-B (Adult, Child & Infant) teaches parents, grandparents, babysitters, or child care workers the CPR and choking procedures for adults, children and infants. CPR-B includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED.
CPR-C (Adult, Child & Infant) covers all aspects of CPR skills and theory for adult, child and infants, including two-rescuer CPR skills. CPR-C includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED.
CPR-HCP (Adult, Child & Infant, AR, AED, BVM) covers all aspects of CPR including rescue breathing and the use of AEDs and BVMs. This Health Care Provider (HCP) level is designed specifically for those who as part of the job description as Health Care Providers have a duty to respond to medical emergencies (e.g., doctors, nurses, paramedics, and allied health care professionals).