First Aid Training and Information

 

First Aid in the Workplace / Sécourisme en milieu de travail

Designed and subsidized by the Government of Quebec*, this course is mandatory for Quebec establishments. *Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail [CNESST]

McGill staff and faculty please register here

Student Registrants please complete and submit the Paying Participant Training Form

Content: Responsibilities of First Aiders; General plan for emergency situations; Unconsciousness; Respiratory arrest; Cardiac arrest (CPR level A, i.e. for casualties of 8 y.o. and above); Assisted External Defibrillator (AED); Obstruction of airways; Bleeding; Shock; Wounds; Bone injuries; Burns; Environment-related problems; Injuries and burns to the eyes; Intoxication; Medical emergencies; Requirements Moving and transport of a casualty; On-site first-aid kit; Minimum number of First Aiders and first-aid register; AIDS and infectious diseases transmitted via blood.

Cost (McGill Staff and Faculty): Free for McGill staff and faculty, pending availability of a subsidy from the CNESST and approval from Environmental Health and Safety. A FOAPAL is required in both instances as the course fee is charged for a no-show or last minute cancellation.

Cost (Students): $125.35 [$109 + taxes] per person. Includes certification and first-aid guide.

Duration: 2 days of 8 hours [incl. 1h lunch]

Withdraw/Cancellation Rules: No cancellation fee will be applied if the cancellation is done at least 8 days prior to the start of the session. An email to josee.sansoucy [at] mcgill.ca is sufficient. Alternatively you can send someone to substitute for you. If your replacement is not entitled to the CNESST subsidy, the fee ($125.35) will be charged.

McGill staff and faculty please register here

 

Date Time Comments

2018 Spring-Summer Schedule

Downtown Campus Locations [3610 McTavish Street, Room 430]

March 27 & 28, 2018 (Tuesday/Wednesday) 9h - 17h

cards picked up/mailed, April 25

April 25 & 26, 2018 (Wednesday/Thursday) 9h - 17h

Cards mailed, May 23

May 14 & 15, 2018 (Monday/Tuesday) 9h - 17h Cards arrived, June 5
June 6 & 13, 2018 (Wednesdays) Full, please pick another session, or be on a waiting list in case of cancellation 8h - 16h reminders sent, May 30
June 12 & 13 (Tuesday/Wednesday) 9h - 17h Location: 688 Sherbrooke St. West, rooms 1085 or 1088
les 14 & 15 juin, 2018 (jeudi et vendredi) formation en français. Complet 9h à 17h Endroit: 688, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, salle 1085
July 11 & 12, 2018 (Wednesday/Thursday)

Full, please pick another session; or be on a waiting list in case of cancellation

9h - 17h  
August 27 & 28, 2018 (Monday/Tuesday) 9h-17h  

Macdonald Campus, Farm Centre

   

April 18 & 20 (Wednesday & Friday)

8h-16h

Farm Centre

cards mailed, May 23

Next session: Winter 2019    

Heart Saver

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Quebec, CPR Level A - Victim of 8 years and above)

Content: Responsibilities of First Aiders; General plan for emergency situations; Unconsciousness; Respiratory arrest; Cardiac arrest; Obstruction of airways; Shock; AIDS and infectious diseases transmitted in blood; Stroke; Vital links; Risk factors; Signs & symptoms of heart attack

Cost: $465/group of 1 to 8; and $565/ group of 9 to 12 people (+taxes, certification & manual incl.)
Pre-requisite: None
Duration: 4 to 6-hour/session

Recertification:

Cost: $465/group of 1 to 8; and $565/ group of 9 to 12 people (+taxes, certification & manual incl.)
Duration: 4 hour/session

Dates: Organized upon demand

Register online

Date Time Location / Language
Downtown Campus Locations
TBA
8h - 13h
3610 McTavish Street, 4th Floor, Room 430 English
TBA
12h - 17h
3610 McTavish Street, 4th Floor, Room 430 English
 

Supervised Practice Session

This not a course. If you and a group wish to practice, contact us to organize a session.

Cost: Free. No registration needed
Dates: Organized upon demand
Location: 3610 McTavish, 4th floor reception

MSERT Red Cross

Please refer to the McGill Student Emergency Response Team.

McGill Student Emergency Response Team (MSERT) provides Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR courses [i.e. includes baby & child techniques]. For more information or to register for a course, visit their website http://www.msert.net/. 

Please note the CSST does not recognize Red Cross certifications to fulfill its Quebec Workplace requirement.