The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) (C) is a classroom course that is designed to teach a variety of healthcare professionals how to recognize a number of life-threatening emergencies, how to provide CPR, how to use an AED and how to relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
This two-day course introduces advanced health care practitioners to diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for the acute cardiac patient through case based learning. The course is designed for those in the healthcare field who require or are interested in knowledge of advanced acute cardiac care and resuscitation.
The Emergency First Aid Course provides basic first aid knowledge to care for adults, children (and infants) in the case of an emergency (urban setting) to care for the person until an ambulance arrives.
The Standard First Aid course provides basic first aid knowledge and care of all medical, traumatic and environmental illnesses or injuries.
SAFE offers lifeguard inservice education. Inservice programs have been offered both locally and internationally since 1980. ┬áRegular inservice training occurs at Vancouver Indoor Pools (30 yrs) including the new HillCrest Aquatic Complex and Canada Games Pool in New Westminster (20 yrs). ┬áThese sessions are tailored to a facility’s specific needs (example: zero depth spinals & deep water spinals).

SAFE has offered a variety of custom programs including spinal management training and updates for various groups in many different environments. From Paramedics, Lifeguards, Ski-Patrollers and Fire Fighters to Physiotherapists and Physicians involved in Sports Medicine.

SAFE also offers a spinal training DVD “Protecting the Cord” which was used by all of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Health Care Providers.

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We specialize in delivering quality custom classes to groups and organizations such as:


  • Medical Students
  • Physician Groups
  • Dental Offices
  • Recreation Facilities
  • Professional Sports Trainers
  • Nursing Groups
  • Large Events / Organizations
  • Sports Camps