Professional First Responder for Sport & Healthcare Professionals - Toronto, ON


Type d’activité : Cours


Start Date: 29 mars 2019, 0h 00

End Date: 31 mars 2019, 0h 00

Location: Rehabilitation Sciences Building, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Course Title: Professional First Responder for Sport & Healthcare Professionals - Toronto, ON

Instructor: Agnes Makowski

Dates: Friday, March 29 -  Sunday, March 31, 2019

Times: Friday - 12:00 PM; Saturday & Sunday - 8:30 AM

Location: Rehabilitation Sciences Building, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Registration Fees: SPC Members: Full Course - $565 (plus tax), Recertification - $440 (plus tax); Non Members: Full Course - $600 (plus tax), Recertifiaction - $460 (plus tax); New SPC Student Members: Full Course - $510 (plus tax)


This is a 3-day lecture and practical course (first 2 days for those requiring recertification only) that meets the requirements of the Canadian Red Cross Society and Sport Physiotherapy Canada for First Responder Certification.

The examples/scenarios used will be sport-specific to enhance the learning of all participants with regard to event coverage situations (whether planning to challenge the SPC Certificate/Diploma exams or not). At the end of the course, the participant:

  • Complete a standardized written exam to meet national Canadian Red Cross standards
  • Have an enhanced ability to respond to emergency situations on-site (i.e.: head injuries and bleeds)
  • Be trained to use oxygen and an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Be able to transfer players onto spinal boards effectively (including rolls)

*Please note that First Responder Certification must be renewed every 3 years*


Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 20, 2019


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