Certification and recertification.
Instructor: Mike McMurray
Registration now open!

This is a 3-day lecture and practical course (second 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 (ie: 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*
Course Fees:
SPC Members: Full Course: $565 (plus tax); Recertification: $440 (plus tax);
Non-member Fees: Full Course: $600 (plus tax); Recertification: $460 (plus tax);
New SPC Student Members: Full Course: $510 (plus tax)
*To be eligible for the student fee, you must be currently enrolled in a post-secondary program. These registrations will be monitored.
All participants will receive a pocket CPR mask during the course. Manuals are provided to Full Course participants only.
Recertification participants are required to bring the manual from their previous course. If you require a new manual, please select the Recertification with a new manual option.
Meal and refreshments are not provided.