Safe Choice Safety

Safety Programs Atlantic Canada

Pet First Aid

The Safe Choice Safety Pet First Aid program is designed to provide participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to respond safely to their pet during an emergency.

Learning Objectives

  • Respond Safely During an Emergency
    This includes learning to take charge and identify the cause of injury, how to use bystanders effectively, use of proper protective equipment, and when to dial 911.
  • Shock
    This includes learning the signs, symptoms, and first aid for shock; including the proper position to promote recovery.
  • Medical Conditions
    This includes learning the signs, symptoms, and first aid for an asthma, severe allergic reactions, epilepsy, and diabetes; including how to properly administer medication.
  • Choking
    This includes learning the signs, symptoms, and first aid for choking; including how to properly dislodge an object from a small animal.
  • Bone Injuries
    This includes learning the signs, symptoms, and first aid for a bone injury; including how to steady and support the bone.
  • Wound Care
    This includes learning the signs, symptoms, and first aid for a cut, scrape, and nosebleed; including the use of readily available materials or a first aid kit.
  • Eye Injuries
    This includes learning the signs, symptoms, and first aid for an eye injury; including loose particles or embedded objects in the eye.
  • Burns
    This includes learning the signs, symptoms, and first aid for a first, second, and third degree burn; including the cause of injury (i.e. heat, radiation, or chemical burn).
  • Cold and Heat Injuries
    This includes learning the signs, symptoms, and first aid for frost bite, hypothermia, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.

Evaluation

  • The Pet First Aid program focuses on small group discussions, problem solving, role-playing, and instructor-led demonstrations.
  • Students require 100% attendance, and are required to complete a skills demonstration.

Materials

  • Students will receive a St. John Ambulance Canada Pet First Aid manual, wall and pocket certificate upon successful completion of this program.
  • Students are required to bring a pencil, snack, and lunch for a full day program.

Duration

  • The Pet First Aid program requires four (4) hours of instruction. An Additional hour is required for full day programs to accommodate breaks.
  • Please inquire about our flexible scheduling options so that we are able to best accommodate your schedule.

Rates

  • Please contact our office for rate information.
  • By Phone: 1.800.467.5979
  • By Email: info@safechoice.ca

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