National Capital First Aid BLOG

Learn infant and child First Aid & CPR from anywhere in Canada!

Would you know what to do if your little one was choking? What is the proper way to clean cuts and scrapes? Are you prepared to respond to a severe allergic reaction?  These are some of the many topics we will cover in our live First Aid For Parents Course via Skype! Enjoy learning from the comfort of your own home!  Gather your friends and family for a pre scheduled private Skype course with a Registered Nurse and First Aid instructor.  We will schedule a mutually convenient time in which you can participate in a live training session tailored to meet your specific needs. Have all of your questions answered and feel more confident in your abilities to appropriately respond to many different emergency situations. Whether you are in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Toronto or Montreal, you to can now connect with and learn from our experts! Contact us to book your class today.    

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How To Stop Baby From Choking – Live Demonstration

Would you know what to do if your baby was choking? Check out our live demonstration and chat on how to care for a conscious choking infant! How To Stop Baby From Choking - Live Demonstration


Here are a few reasons why group first aid training offers you more bang for your buck! -Take advantage of our amazing group rates!  Your staff can end up paying twice the amount when they book their classes individually. -Group training provides an excellent opportunity for teambuilding.  Our courses are fun, interactive and will provide an opportunity for your group to work together in an enjoyable atmosphere. -Everyone is on the same page as how to respond in an emergency because every participant will have received the same information. -We travel to your location and can tailor the training to meet the specific challenges your group faces in their work or play environments. -Your staff will appreciate the effort put forth to organize this training on their behalf. -You are demonstrating that your group / organization takes everyone's safety seriously!  Good for you!! 

Meet the Staff – Jennifer Sybrandy, RN

Meet the staff Let's get to know Jennifer Sybrandy, RN Welcome to our 'Meet the Staff' blog series! In this installment, we are getting to know Jennifer Sybrandy, who has many roles within National Capital First Aid. Jennifer Sybrandy is the proud mother to twins, wife to a wonderful husband, and business owner. Jennifer is a Registered Nurse with 13 years of experience in both acute and chronic care. She has worked in a variety of fields including Oncology, Hematology, Bone Marrow Transplant and Dialysis. She is a Red Cross instructor. Safety, education and teaching are among her main passions. It is with this in mind that National Capital First Aid was created. Jennifer has dreamed of offering First Aid and CPR training since the age of 12 when she has first fascinated by our ability to improve peoples outcomes in times of crises as she trained to become a Lifeguard and Swimming Instructor. Today, Jennifer is pleased to be able to offer high quality training one can expect from her as well as from The Canadian Red Cross. She invites you to learn more about the selection of courses offered in Ottawa, Ontario in addition to the online e-courses courses offered.

Ottawa First Aid CPR Safety BLOG

CPR & First Aid Training Ottawa

National Capital First Aid We are a Canadian Red Cross training Partner: CPR & First Aid Training Ottawa Your number one choice for CPR and first aid training Ottawa, with locations across the city and even into Gatineau. Who are we? At National Capital First Aid, we pride ourselves in having a strong teaching background as well as a medical one. We are Red Cross instructors with medical backgrounds in nursing, paramedic and physiotherapy with deep routed passions for teaching. Our combined decades of hands on real life experience enhances our students training. We offer quality and reliable courses to the high standards one can expect from The Canadian Red Cross. We not only want you to fulfil your certification requirement, we also want you to UNDERSTAND what you are doing and leave confident in your skills and challenged to learn more. Perhaps you might even have fun! What do we offer? We offer corporate and in-house classes, in addition to various  CPR & First Aid training in the Ottawa Gatineau community. The classes are tailored to help employees and/or the general public understand and be able to perform First Aid and CPR in their unique work or play settings. In-Person Courses Offered Corporate Training Packages E-Learning Opportunities Unique Classes: First Aid for Parents Contact us for more details and Follow us on Facebook for updates. Stay tuned to MEET THE STAFF!