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Fitness First Aid Level 1 & Fitness CPR Courses

Fitness First Aid Level 1 (8 hours)

First Aid & CPR level 1 course is a basic requirement for all fitness professionals to possess in the case of an emergency.

In order to become a licensed personal trainer with BCRPA or ACE you must possess a First Aid and CPR level 1 certification from a recognized institution. At Hilltop Academy you will be taught an 8 hour course by Mark Kozlowski who is an authorized provider and one of the best teachers in Canada.

The following topics are covered through a combination of lectures, practical sessions and scenarios:

Course Description

The Fitness First Aid course will provide the candidate with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize and manage soft tissue, musculoskeletal and environmental injuries and medical emergencies.

Course Content

Participants will learn about the following topics:

Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Bleeding, shock and wounds
  • Bruises, blisters and burns (tanning booths)

Musculoskeletal Injuries

  • Factors associated with injury
  • General injury guidelines
  • Foot injuries (metatarsalagia, neuroma, plantar fasciitis)
  • Lower leg injuries (stress fractures and shin splints)
  • Knee and low back injuries
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Joint injuries (bursitis and tendonitis)
  • Muscle cramps and soreness
  • Strains, sprains, fractures and dislocations
  • Use of ice and heat

Environmental Injuries

  • Dehydration and heat illness

Medical Emergencies

  • Seizure disorders
  • Exercise and diabetes
  • Allergic reactions to exercise

First Aid Kits

  • Contents and use

Certification:
Upon completion of this course, the participant will receive a Life-FEC Consultants Ltd. Certificate of Completion.
RETRAINING IS RECOMMENDED EVERY TWO (2) YEARS



Fitness CPR

Course Description

The Fitness CPR course will provide the candidate with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize and manage cardio respiratory emergencies before, during and after exercise.

Course content

The following topics are covered through a combination of lectures, practical sessions and scenarios:

Respiratory Complications:

  • Side stitches
  • Shortness of breath
  • Rapid breathing (hyperventilation)
  • Exercise-induced asthma
  • Oxygen use (optional)
  • Breath-holding and fainting
  • Airway obstructions (choking)
  • The unconscious victim (recovery position)
  • Artificial respiration
  • Disease transmission (pocket masks/gloves)
  • Exercise medications

Cardiovascular Complications:

  • Lifestyle risk factors
  • Angina pectoris
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Cool-down errors
  • Heart-rate monitoring
  • Exercise medications
  • Heart palpitations and arrhythmias
  • Sudden death (cardiac arrest)
  • CPR (adult, 1 person) plus AED’s

Certification:
LEVEL A – 3 years – ANNUAL CERTIFICATION RECOMMENDED

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