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HealthFirst First Aid

Saving Lives: CPR and Emergency First Aid

Course details and topics

Our courses are taught face-to-face unless directed otherwise by the Federal Office of Public Health. We adhere to all the current safety guidelines and our COVID protocols are up-to-date.

This four-hour practical training covers:

  • A step-by-step approach to medical emergencies with a protocol to follow.
  • Calling for emergency help in  Switzerland and what to say.
  • How to assess a person’s level of consciousness.
  • Putting an unconscious baby, child or adult into a safe position (the ‘Recovery Position’).
  • How to give Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) to babies, children and adults.
  • An introduction to using an Automated External Defibrillator.
  • What to do in the case of drowning.
  • Signs and symptoms of a heart attack or a stroke and what to do.
  • First Aid for a choking baby, child or adult.


Course certification

HealthFirst Certificate of Attendance in Saving Lives: CPR & Emergency First Aid (valid for 2 years).

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The 4 hr Saving Lives course is 115 CHF per person. If you wish to add the AED module, there is an additional cost of 100 CHF. 

The courses run on a Saturday morning from 9.30 - 1.30pm (the AED module runs from 2 - 3pm)

Please find our upcoming course dates and locations below. For more details and to book your place, please email contact@healthfirst.ch

What our clients say:

"HealthFirst provides relevant and practical first aid training in a personable manner, and with the added bonus of a great sense of humour, to keep the participants motivated and engaged. We can wholeheartedly recommend them and would gladly use them again. "

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