Health, First Aid & CPR

Basic Foot Care
Learn basic foot care knowledge and skills necessary to function within your health care community setting and skills that coincide with providing routine care in activities of daily living. The course includes providing care within the institution’s scope of practice, the ability to recognize common risk factors and foot problems that require referral to an appropriate health care provider. To receive a certificate, students must achieve a minimum of 80% on the test and attend all instructional hours.

PREREQUISITES: Participants must be Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses or Personal Support Workers (PSW). Proof of current association status is required upon registration. Tuition may be eligible for funding through the Nursing Education Initiative (NEI). For more information, please contact either the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) or the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO).

Training dates: February 25 & 26 (Saturday and Sunday 9am – 4:30pm)
Cost: $549.30 hst included


Advanced Foot Care
Designed for the RN / RPN, the advanced foot care course will focus on diseases and conditions that are most commonly associated with foot problems. Participants will learn to differentiate between conditions that are within the scope of practice and those that require referral to a physician. Guidelines for independent practice will also be discussed. Certificates will be issued to participants who attend all instructional hours, achieve  80% or higher on the exam and  demonstrates safe foot care techniques.

PREREQUISITES: Participants must have the Basic Foot Care course, be Registered Nurses or Registered Practical Nurses and bring the basic foot care tools. Tuition may be eligible for funding through the Nursing Education Initiative (NEI). For more information, please contact either the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) or the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO).

Training dates: TBA
Cost: $649.00 hst included


Phlebotomy
The objective of this course is to teach participants how to draw blood and obtain specimens promptly, efficiently, and safely from patients. Participants will learn how to use a syringe, prepare the patient, dispose of contaminated supplies and much more. During the course participants will be expected to perform venipuncture and capillary draws on each other. Please dress casually. Certificates will be issued to participants who attend all instructional hours and successfully complete two venipuncture’s and one capillary draw. Tuition may be eligible for funding through the Nursing Education Initiative (NEI). For more information, please contact either the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) or the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO).

Training dates: February 25 & 26 (Saturday 9am-4pm and Sunday 9am – 12pm)
Cost: $283.26 hst included


IV Therapy – Timmins Campus
The goal of this course is to assist participants in developing the skills and demonstrating the knowledge that will provide a high level of safety in the practice of intravenous therapy (embodies administration of solutions and placement of intravenous cannulas). Certificates will be issued to participants who attend all instructional hours, achieve 80% or higher on the test and show proof of successful IV starts (students will be responsible for completion of starts outside of the course).

PREREQUSITES: Participants must be Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, Paramedics or currently enrolled in an above mentioned program. Tuition may be eligible for funding through the Nursing Education Initiative (NEI). For more information, please contact either the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) or the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO).

Date: TBA
Cost: $199.00 hst included


Standard First Aid
Our comprehensive courses are designed for those who need training due to work requirements or those who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. The training includes First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and also includes an orientation on automated external defibrillators (AED’s). Participants will be challenged with theory and practical skills as well as scenarios. Training meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR and is recognized by WSIB and HRSD.

Standard First Aid with CPR Level HCP
February 11 & 12
March 18 & 19
April 22 & 23

Saturday and Sunday | 9am – 5pm
Cost: $135.00

CPR with Level HCP Recertification
February 11
March 18
April 22

Saturdays 9am – 5pm
Cost: $85.00

For Timmins Campus course information and registration, contact: juppc@northern.on.ca | 705.235.7231


Kirkland Lake Campus
First Aid & CPR (HCP Component may be added – Three-year Certification)
Cost $169/$179 (HCP)

February 16-17, 2017 (Thursday & Friday) 9am – 5pm
March 20-21, 2017 (Monday & Tuesday) 9am – 5pm


Haileybury Campus
First Aid & CPR (HCP Component may be added – Three-year Certification)
February 11-12, 2017 (Saturday & Sunday)9am – 5pm
March 13-14, 2017 (Monday & Tuesday) 9am – 5pm
April 22-23, 2017 (Saturday & Sunday) 9am – 5pm

Please call for First Aid/CPR Recertification Information (Cost: $109.00)