Get 20% off this October's "Wilderness First Responder" course upon payment.

Skills to Save Lives BLS Certification

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About Us

A Hands-On Educational Approach


Our experienced instructors are committed to teaching CPR and first aid training. We understand the demands of everyday life  and strive to make our classes convenient and easy to learn. We offer classes at our comfortable, convenient location in Peterborough, Ontario, and we're willing to travel 


to teach large groups. 

Certified and Experienced Instructors


Our instructors have years of real-life experience performing CPR and first aid. That's why we are able to offer better quality educational training. We are Heart&Stroke and Red Cross  Training Partners. We are WSIB APPROVED training.


Time requirements for Heart & Stroke BLS CPR courses


Instructor-led Only Courses:

  • BLS Provider Course - Approximate course duration: 4 hours
  • BLS Renewal Course – Approximate duration: 2.25 hours

Blended Learning Course (must take both components): 

  • BLS Blended – Online ComponentSelf-paced. Approximate duration: 2 hours.
  • BLS Blended – In-classroom Component – Approximate duration:  1- 2 hours.


Postponed until Oct. 2019


Join our Wilderness First Responder Course

This course is geared to anyone leading groups into the wilderness or people working in the wilderness and those who go out and enjoy being in the wilderness.

Join and pay for this course before Oct. 17, 18, 19, 20/2019 and get 10% off the cost

Wilderness First Responder 2019

Course Objectives:
The Wilderness First Responder course is designed to meet the needs of people that need to know and are interested in learning about wilderness emergencies and how to treat them properly.

After taking this course you will be familiar with some of the most common back-country problems. You'll have hands on practice in evaluating, treating, and evacuating injured persons in wilderness settings. You'll get a feel for what situations require medical assistance and those which do not.

Dress for success NO SUITS OR TIES ALLOWED.

Course Dates: Oct 17, 18, 19,20, 2019
Next course will be held at Larryland outside of Keene, Ontario. 

Starting time at 0900 hrs. Don't be late.

You will be expected to camp out at our site (FREE) as we will be running 3 to 5 simulations, day and night. You should bring a pair of pants and a shirt you do not mind cutting up for practice. Treat this as a real 4 day  camping trip and bring all your camping gear.

Time Commitment:
The length of instruction is approximately 40+ hours.  

Course Cost:
The cost is $475.00 per person. Includes; 3 breakfasts,4 lunches, 3 dinners, Plus snacks, Wilderness First Responder manual, CAT, and all the first aid supplies needed during the training. Cash, certified check or e-transfer to Mike’s email address below. If you have any food allergies let us know when you sign up.

NOTE:  Course offering depends on a minimal number of participants (6 - 12 max) or it will be postponed until a later date.

Registration deadline is Sept 20/2019.


Presented by Emergency Preparedness FIRST” & Larryland Adventures office 705-652-0785, cell 704-991-0785

This is our Barefoot Doctor course.

Review of Initial Assessments  

BLS AED/O2 administration





Estimating B.P./H.R.

Focused History & Patient Exam “SOAP NOTES”

Head Trauma (TBI)

Spinal Injuries / Clearing

The Unconscious Patient

Types of Wounds, Care / cleaning

Impaled Objects

Unstable Injuries (OPEN & CLOSED Fractures)

Dislocations, Sprains, Strains

Improvised Traction Splinting

Acute Abdomen   

Lightning injuries

Hot & Cold Injuries

Frostbite-Hypothermia, Heat Exhaustion-Heat Stroke 

Basic Compass / Map and GPS use  

Clean up, Feedback, Go Home

At some point you will be sent out on a scenario, and you will have to assess and deal with whatever you find. These scenarios may be videotaped for review. We will spend some of the time outdoors snow, rain or shine, so come dressed for weather. What you will need to bring is anything you would take on a trip into the bush for 4 days. We will be following the Wilderness Medical Society guidelines. There will be a written test  80% or more to pass. Certification is for 3 years.

Cost $475.00 per person – includes camping facility, meals and First Aid Supplies needed for course.

Registration deadline is Sept 20/2019.

Display their FAQs

Do we offer equipment rentals?

YES you need to be 16 or older to take this course.

Is it out doors?

YES 1/2 or more will be in a wilderness setting.

Is there camping?

YES there is FREE Camping which is a required part of the course, so come prepared as if you were going on a 4 day camping trip.

Are meals included?

YES there will be meals included. If you have any special food requirements please let us know when you sign up.

Do we offer equipment rentals?

YES we have lots of camping gear we can rent if you do not have your own equipment.

How long is the course?

40 + hours

How much does it cost?

$475.00 per person

Blended BLS CPR certification & Re-Certification


BLS Blended CPR Course


BLS Blended Learning  and Classroom Component Options

Register for one of BLS Blended 120, 90, or 60. Mike will  provide you with a redemption key to unlock the online component  and will verify location, date, time of the in-classroom component.  After successfully completing the BLS Blended – Online Component, you will automatically receive a receipt called the ‘BLS Blended Class Pass’. The Class Pass allows entry to the BLS Blended – In-classroom Component when presented to the course instructor.  The in-classroom options are:

  • BLS Blended 120 (120 minutes):  Designed for  first time BLS learners and/or those who do not use their BLS skills on a  regular basis. BLS Blended 120 emphasizes the individual elements that  make up core BLS skills and offers comprehensive practice before  hands-on skills tests.
  • BLS Blended 90 (90 minutes): Designed for  students who are confident in their understanding and practice of BLS  skills, but want to review and practice before hands-on skills tests.
  • BLS Blended 60 (60 Minutes): Designed for  experienced, highly-proficient BLS providers who regularly use BLS  skills in their practice. Where available, BLS Blended 60 offers  hands-on testing with very minimal practice. Restrictions on course  availability and approvals apply.

Current BLS Blended 90 (90 minutes) for summer of 2019

Cost for the summer 2019 is $95.00 per person, regular cost is $120.00 per person. Set up a group of 6 or more and yours will be FREE.

Emergency Preparedness "FIRST"


Heart Attacks can happen ANYWHERE-ANYTIME to ANYONE.


As needed


9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Your place or our Classroom

+ Event Details

As needed


BLS CPR/AED course. 

This has replaced the Healthcare Provider course

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Your place or our Classroom

As needed

Infant/Child CPR/AED Class

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Your place or our classroom

+ Event Details

As needed

Infant/Child CPR/AED Class

This is for moms, dads, grandparents or anyone interested

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Your place or our classroom

AS needed

Standard Childcare First Aid/CPR Training

All day


+ Event Details

AS needed

Standard Childcare First Aid/CPR Training

New 2 DAY APPROVED training for Childcare centers.

All day


As needed

Evenings in the Park

7pm - 10pm

Estuary Park

+ Event Details

As needed

Evenings in the Park

7pm - 10pm

Estuary Park

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Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)

This EMR course meets the 2015 CPR and ECC Guidelines! Based on the new National EMS Education Standards and endorsed by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, our  Emergency First Responder textbook offers complete coverage of every competency statement with clarity and precision in a concise format that ensures student comprehension and encourages critical thinking. The experienced author team and the AAOS medical editors have transformed the Education Standards into a training program that reflects best practices in prehospital medicine. Current, state of the art medical content has been incorporated along with new cognitive and didactic material, and skills and features, to create a robust and innovative training solution for your course that will engage your mind. Interactive resources, including online testing and assessment materials, learning management system, and eLearning resources.  This course is the best way to prepare for law enforcement,  fire fighters, rescue squad personnel, athletic trainers, college students, and laypersons for the challenges they will face in the world today.

This course is far better than your Standard First Aid. It is the level many Fire departments require and is recognized by the Ontario Paramedic Association.

The course takes approximately 80+ hours to complete.

We require 6 to 15 people to run this level course.

Course cost $850.00 per person.

The course covers;

Module 1 – Preparatory

1 — Introduction to the EMS System

2 — Well-Being of the First Responder

3 — Legal and Ethical Issues

4 — The Human Body

5 — Lifting and Moving Patients

Module 2 - Airway

6 — Airway A

7 — Airway B

Module 3 - Circulation

8 — Circulation

9 — Automated External Defibrillation

Module 4 – Patient Assessment

10 —Scene Size-Up

11 — Introduction to Patient Assessment and Vital Signs

12 — Patient Assessment

13 — Communication and Documentation

Module 5 – Illness and Injury

Medical Emergencies

14 — Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies

15 — Medical Emergencies

16 — Environmental Emergencies

17 — Psychological Emergencies and Crisis Intervention

Bleeding and Soft-Tissue Injuries

18 — Bleeding and Shock

19 — Soft-Tissue Injuries

20 — Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Genitalia

21 — Burn Emergencies

22 — Agricultural and Industrial Emergencies

Injuries to Muscles and Bones

23 — Injuries to the Head, Face, and Neck

24 — Injuries to the Spine

25 — Musculoskeletal Injuries

Module 6 – Childbirth and Children

26 — Childbirth

27 — Infants and Children

Module 7 – Geriatric Considerations

28 — Geriatric Patients

Module 8 – EMS Operations

29 — EMS Operations

30 — Hazardous Materials Incidents and Emergencies

31 — Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Incident Command

32 — Water Emergencies

33 — Vehicle Stabilization and Patient Extrication

34 — Special Rescue Situations


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