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First-Aid for Sunburns

  Sunburns are caused by extensive exposure of the skin to sunlight or tanning lights. A person can get a sunburn on a sunny or a cloudy day and it’s even possible to get burnt when it’s snowing. It can be an extremely painful condition that can range from mild to severe. Most cases aren’t …


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What’s the Difference between Heatstroke and Heat Exhaustion?

    At this time of the year it’s important to learn the distinguishing features of heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Although many of the symptoms can be the same, heatstroke is much worse than heat exhaustion and warrants an immediate 911 call. In many cases, heat exhaustion can simply be managed at home.     …


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Learn How to Identify the Different Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attacks in Women and Men

  Cardiovascular disease is a leading killer in Canada for both women and men. In many cases the signs and symptoms of a heart attack may be difficult to read – especially in women. It’s important to be able to recognize the symptoms in both genders quickly so that the condition can be identified and …


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When and How to Move an Injured Person

In most cases, you shouldn’t move a person that has been injured away from the scene of the accident while waiting for medical personnel to arrive. If the victim is in danger or if the overall situation looks risky and you know that you’ll be able to move the person without harming yourself, it may …


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How to Treat Blisters

A blister is a bump that is filled with fluid that looks like a bubble. They are commonly formed due to repeated rubbing of the skin against a surface but they can also form when the skin is exposed to heat for an extended period of time. When the skin becomes damaged it starts to …


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How to Build a Backpacking First-Aid Kit

If you like hiking and backpacking on the trails and spending some time away from civilization, you’ll need to have a first-aid kit by your side. It’s one of the essentials that should always be carried when you’re taking a hike and it’s especially important that you pack one for an overnight camping trip. The …


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First-Aid for Asthma Attacks

An asthma attack consists of narrowed airways that are swollen and producing extra mucus. The patient may be wheezing, feel short of breath and may be coughing. The symptoms vary from one person to the next and may also include pain or tightness in the chest. An attack can range from minor to life-threatening. How …


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How to Become a First Aid Training Instructor

Having the skills available to render medical help during an emergency situation is impressive but having the ability to train individuals so that they too can know what to do is phenomenal. When you are an instructor you’ll be able to touch the lives of so many people by training individuals on the techniques of …


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How to Handle Deep Cuts and Wounds

When you first come across somebody that has a fresh wound or cut, the first thing you’ll need to do is assess the injury to find out how deep it is. The best way to do this is to immediately put direct pressure on the wound with a piece of gauze or a clean cloth. …


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First-Aid for Common Sports Injuries

When it comes to handling sports injuries that happen on the ice, inside the dressing room or in the field, a team approach is necessary in order to be prepared for anything. The management of acute injuries should be addressed with a practiced plan in place and there should be a first aid kit available …


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What is Blended Learning?

Blended Learning means on-line / in-class training. Instead of doing two full days in class, you would complete half the course at home or office and the other half in-class. Participants must first complete the self-paced online component, which includes a knowledge evaluation, then successfully complete an Instructor-led classroom component (skills practice and evaluation session) in order to achieve certification. Currently, we offer Standard First Aid CPR/AED C or HCP and CPR/AED C or HCP.

Heart to Heart offers a few varieties of discounts.

Student Discounts:

When you choose a course and date you will see a drop-down menu listing our Student Discount prices. Be sure to click on the Student Discount price and bring your student ID or any proof you are a student to the course.

Bring A Friend(s):

In the same drop-down menu you will see our "Bring A Friend" prices - if you have even more friends that want to come, please contact our office and we will either honour the same price or extend an even better discount.

Group Discounts:

If you organize a group and have over 8 participants, we can come to your location. Inquire with our office and we will send your desired course description with our group price breakdowns - basically, the more participants you have, the cheaper the price. For groups less than 7 participants, we can book your group into any of our public courses, and you will still receive a great discount. For more information, see Group Bookings or Book a Group above OR contact our office.