The morning of the course, if you are feeling ill or showing any signs or symptoms from the list below, do not leave your house. Give us a call and we will reschedule your session for when you have isolated for 14 or more days. There will be no extra cost for participants that need to reschedule due to this circumstance.
The day of your course, please aim to arrive to the training facility between 15 and 30 minutes before your class time. When you arrive you will see a notice on our training room door to wait outside the training room. You will be asked to wait in a single file line keeping 6 feet apart from the other participants. Please dress and plan accordingly as some lines will extend outdoors and you should be prepared for the weather.
The course instructor will survey each student one at a time before granting permission into the course. Upon entry, you will be guided to a hand sanitizing station and given a disposable face mask*. You, the other students and the instructor will be required to wear the face mask throughout the entire course. The disposable mask supplied is 98%BFE or greater. You will also be given gloves to be worn during the skills session of the course. Class sizes have also been reduced to allow for greater protection of participants.
* Participants are allowed to bring their own Procedural or Surgical mask that is rated 95% or greater BFE (Bacterial Filtration Efficiency). Personal masks that are homemade (cotton, polyester, etc.) will not be permitted.
During the course you will be given a seat that is socially distanced from the other students. You will be given your own mannequin and training equipment to use throughout the course. All of our equipment is thoroughly disinfected before and after each and every use. PLEASE NOTE: You may be required to demonstrate various skills on another participant in the class. During this time, if required, you will both be given new gloves and be required to keep your face mask on. If you require to reschedule due to this requirement please let us know. You will also be required to give two full breaths into your mannequin. Your mannequin will be protected with your own personal sterile disposable face shield (that we provide for you). These disposable face shields are immediately disposed after use and the mannequins are thoroughly cleaned following training sessions, or during the session, as needed.
If a student becomes ill or starts to display any symptoms of COVID-19 during the course, the course will immediately end for everyone. The instructor will ask everyone to go home and isolate for 14 days. If you begin to feel unwell or believe you are displaying possible signs, please follow this self-assessment for COVID-19 from the Ontario Government: https://covid-19.ontario.ca/
Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19:
Shortness of breath
Loss of consciousness
Nausea/vomiting or diarrhea