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In this 3-day extensive workshop, you will learn to provide pre-hospital care and enhanced CPR skills. You will acquire advanced techniques for treating injuries and illnesses as well as CPR level HCP and AED training. The course is tailored towards clinical and sport-related settings. You will have scenarios for testing tailored to your sport or clinical interest. You will receive a Certificate of Completion from Canadian Red Cross and the Emergency Care Manual. You will also receive 30 structured CE credit hours.

Event Details

Date: July 3 to July 5, 2020
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Glendon College, 2275 Bayview Ave, Toronto ON M4N 3R7

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, you will:

· Complete a standardized written exam to meet national Canadian Red Cross standards

· Complete a practical scenario to meet Canadian Red Cross standards

· Be able to provide CPR level HCP in response to breathing and circulatory emergencies

· Be able to operate an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

· Be able to use oxygen and oxygen related devices

· Be able to respond to emergencies that occur in the office and in the sport field

· Be able to apply a cervical collar and secure a person to a spinal board

Agenda – Day one

11:45 AMRegistration
12:00PMClass begins
1. Introduction
2. The Responder
3. The Emergency Scene
4. Preventing Disease Transmission
5. Anatomy & Physiology
6. Primary Survey
7. Secondary Survey
8. Measuring Blood Pressure
9. Choking
4:00 – 5:30 PMDinner (not provided)
5:30 PMClass Resumes
1. Respiratory Emergencies
2. Airway & Ventilation
3. Circulatory Emergencies
4. CPR
5. Bleeding, shock, and soft tissue injuries
6. MSK Injuries


8:00 AMClass begins
1. Head & Spine Injuries
2. Chest, Abdominal, and Pelvic Injuries
3. Sudden Illnesses
4. Poisoning
5. Heat and Cold Related Emergencies
12:00 – 1:30 PMLunch (not provided)
1:30 PMClass Resumes
1. Special Populations and Crisis Intervention
2. Childbirth
3. Reaching and Moving Patients
4. Multiple Casualty Incident
6:00 PMConclusion


AGENDA – DAY three

8:00 AMClass begins
12:00 – 1:30 PMLunch (not provided)
1:30 PMClass Resumes
1. Testing (Written & Practical)
6:00 PMConclusion

*Please note that Certification must be renewed every 3 years.


Theresa Lisk

Instructor: Dr. Theresa Lisk, DC

Dr. Theresa Lisk is a CMCC graduate and owner and operator of Dr. Theresa’s Health Institute in Courtice, ON. She has been a certified CPR, First Aid, and First Responder Instructor for the past eight years, teaching these lifesaving techniques to chiropractors and chiropractic students throughout Ontario. Certified in Thompson, Activator and Diversified Techniques, Dr. Lisk ensures that her lifesaving courses include specific situations that all chiropractors will encounter in their offices.


Visit the OCA Advantages page for Dr. Theresa’s Health Institute for an OCA member discount code. OCA members using this code when registering will receive a $50 discount.

Regular Price

First Responder : $595*

First Responder Recertification: $400*

* Plus HST (Price does not reflect OCA member discount code)