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Date: May 1st, 2020 @ 4:00am America/Toronto to May 3rd, 2020 @ 4:00am America/Toronto
Location: Dalhousie University, Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic, Halifax NS

SPC Members, please login to receive member rates. 

If you require assistance with login procedures, please email program@sportphysio.ca.

This is a 3-day lecture and practical course (last 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*

REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE TO THE DALHOUSIE PHYSIOTHERAPY CLINIC

PAYMENTS CAN BE ACCEPTED VIA CREDIT CARD OVER THE PHONE AT (902) 494-1502,

OR WITH INTERACT/CREDIT IN PERSON AT THE DALHOUSIE PHYSIOTHERAPY CLINIC:

Dalhousie Physiotherapy Clinic
Dalplex, Room 224
6260 South Street | PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2

Course Fees:

SPC Members: Full Course: $565 (plus tax); Recertification: $440 (plus tax);

Non-member FeesFull 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.

Registration Deadline:

Space is limited: register by ­­­­­­­­April 3rd, 2020

Cancellation fee is $100 accepted for any cancellation made up to two weeks prior to course, after which point no refund is granted.

Please note online registration is NOW available and preferred to reserve your spot.

Course Dates & Times:

Friday, May 1st 2020: 12:00PM-6:00PM

Saturday, May 2nd 2020: 8:30AM-6:00PM

Sunday, May 3rd 2020: 8:30AM-5:00PM

*Course time may vary and will be confirmed in the pre-course registration email

*Recertification will take place on Saturday & Sunday of this course. 

**Recertifications are encouraged to attend the Friday as this day will involve sharing of most recent guidelines and, standards.

Course Location

Hosted by the Dalhousie Physiotherapy clinic

Dalhousie University, School of Physiotherapy

Forrest building, room 415 & 309

5869 University Ave #109, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2