Sports First Aid Course

**COVID-19 UPDATE ** 

With the continuing escalation of precautionary measures to mitigate transmission risks of the (COVID-19) Coronavirus, SportMedBC has made the decision to temporarily suspend all our programs and services. SportMedBC staff will continue to work remotely during this time, however please be advised that our office at Fortius Sport & Health will be closed until further notice. We will do our best to provide you with timely updates as the situation evolves. The safety and well-being of communities across BC is paramount and we encourage everyone to take steps to ensure their health and the health of others during this time. We appreciate your continued support and look forward to providing you with more information in the days and weeks ahead. 

Yours, The SportMedBC Team | #flattenthecurve

 

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Register for a course in your community, or contact us to coordinate one specifically for your club or association.

Course Dates & Locations

Sports First Aid

This eight-hour workshop serves as an introduction to injury prevention and on-site management of sports related injuries. Topics covered include recognition and control of potentially hazardous situations, injury assessment and the handling of life-threatening situations, management of common injuries, referral patterns and the development of a sports first-aid kit. A certificate of completion is issued.

Course registration fee: $120 (plus GST)

*A certificate of completion will be issued. This course is approved for 3.0 NCCP PD Continuing Education Credits*

Sport-Specific Option

A sport-specific course can be requested by any organization wishing to offer Sports First Aid training to its members. The sport specific approach not only makes the course more interesting, it ensures the participant has a good understanding of the risks associated with his/her sport and can implement specific injury prevention strategies. Sport-specific courses are available for soccer, football and lacrosse and have also been developed for fitness leaders. Course registration fees vary, depending on the size of the group.

Course registration fee: $120 (plus GST)

For more infomation or to request a course in your area please contact SportMedBC's Manager of Sport Safety & Event Services, Philippe Saucier:  

E: safetyevents.manager@sportmedbc.com

P: 604.294.3050 ext. 104