Our CPR training for healthcare professionals

Who is this training for?

Our "CPR/AED - Healthcare Professional (5h)" training course is aimed primarily at people working in the healthcare field. Our CPR and AED training for healthcare professionals lasts five (5) hours and is 100% online.


Our "CPR/AED - Healthcare Professional (5h)" training is recognized by the OIIQ and OIIAQ. It will therefore entitle you to the annual training credits required by your professional order.


* If you are called upon to provide vaccinations as part of your job, you can also take the "First aid - Anaphylactic type allergies (1.5h)" training course as a complement to the CPR and AED health professional training.




Training details

Our CPR training for healthcare professionals includes the following elements, among others:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the nurse
  • Life-threatening emergencies
  • Angina crisis
  • Opioid overdose
  • Emergency medication assistance
  • Aspirin
  • Nitroglycerine
  • Naloxone
  • CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) maneuvers for :
  • Adults
  • Child
  • Infant
  • Ventilatory/respiratory assistance
  • Balloon-mask use
  • Ventilation devices
  • Airway clearance maneuvers for :
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Infant
  • And much more ...


To find out more about the content of our "CPR/AED - Health Care Professional (5h)" training course, we invite you to consult our "Detailed training plan" available at the following address:




This is "Level C" training (Adult, Child and Infant), which includes learning how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and a Balloon Mask.


Your professional duty

Nurses have a duty to keep their skills up to date in order to practice their profession. Keeping your CPR skills up to date is essential to ensuring the safety of the patients in your care.


Here are two (2) links from these professional orders explaining your CPR responsibilities:


Ordre des infirmiers et des infirmières du Québec



"Chapter I-8, r.9, article 1" and "Chapter I-8, r.9, articles 18-19" of the "Code de déontologie des infirmières et infirmiers".


1. The nurse must come to the aid of a person whose life is in peril, either personally or by obtaining help, by providing the necessary and immediate assistance, unless there is a risk to the nurse or to third parties or for another reasonable reason.


18. Nurses must practice according to generally accepted standards of practice and scientific principles. To this end, they must ensure the updating and development of their professional skills.


Code of ethics of nurses - Nurses Act




Ordre des infirmiers et des infirmières auxiliaires du Québec



"Article 3" and "Article 13" of the "Code of ethics of nursing assistants".


3. Members must practice their profession in accordance with generally recognized standards of practice. To this end, they must update their knowledge and perfect their skills and abilities.


13. The member must provide care and treatment to a patient with diligence. In particular, they must:


1. Intervene promptly when the patient's state of health so requires;


2. Provide the supervision required by the patient's state of health;


3. Take reasonable steps to ensure continuity of care and treatment.


Code of Ethics for Licensed Practical Nurses - Professional Code



Here's an interesting article from the OIIQ:


Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) - Ethical obligations



How our training courses work

Our "CPR/AED - Healthcare Professional (5h)" training course is offered 100% online. This means you can follow your course independently. You can start your training when it's most convenient for you, and complete it at your own pace.


Once you've purchased the "CPR/AED - Healthcare Professional (5h)" course, you'll have up to 10 weeks to complete it.


Our theory exams

At the end of each reading block, you'll be assessed through a series of theoretical multiple-choice questionnaires. The pass mark for each quiz is set at 80%.


Practical sessions

Compulsory practical sessions are required. Our exclusive automated system will take you through these sessions at your own pace, step by step.


You'll be invited to build your own small CPR mannequin using everyday objects, so you can learn the various first-aid techniques.


Our exclusive automated system will guide you easily through these steps. Practice is autonomous.


You will be asked to follow the steps of each practice until the end of a timer to confirm that you have completed it.


These sessions will enable you to assimilate the different approaches to first-aid intervention, enabling you to acquire the necessary reflexes.


You'll also be invited to download our FREE "CPR - ASB" mobile app, which you can use as an accessory to ensure the right rhythm of compressions and insufflations.


To find out more about our mobile app, you can visit our dedicated page available at:


→ RCR - ASB ←


Our success criteria

Each CPR health professional training certification issued by Académie Saint-Bernard® is therefore proof that candidates have met all our success criteria, i.e. :


1. Completion of all course readings.

2. Completion of all mandatory practical sessions within the given minimum times required.

3. Pass with an average of 80% or more each of the theoretical assessments included in the training.


Our certificate

Each certification from our CPR training course for healthcare professionals has a unique "URL" and "QR" code. This makes it impossible for anyone to falsify a certification from Académie Saint-Bernard®.

Upon successful completion of your CPR health professional training, a certification will automatically be issued to you in your profile. You can then download, e-mail or print it without any problem.


If you absolutely need to receive the certification card, simply request one as soon as you've completed the training.


Please note that as of June 1, 2022, certifications specific to healthcare professionals must be renewed annually.



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