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The courses in this program teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person when minutes matter, and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed. This program offers a choice of First Aid, CPR and AED courses in traditional classroom or blended learning (online learning with instructor-led skill session) formats, in addition to optional skill boosts to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience.
¦ Describe how to recognize an emergency and gain confidence to act.
¦ Explain how to lower the risk for infection when giving care.
¦ Understand legal concepts as they apply to lay responders, such as consent.
¦ Describe the emergency action steps: CHECK—CALL—CARE.
¦ Identify when it is necessary to call 9-1-1 or the designated emergency number.
¦ Explain how to check an injured or ill person who appears to be unresponsive.
¦ Explain how to check a responsive injured or ill person.
¦ Demonstrate high-quality CPR and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for a person who is in cardiac arrest.
¦ Demonstrate first aid care for a person who is choking.
¦ Recognize the signs and symptoms of, and describe appropriate first aid care for, the following
sudden illnesses: shock, asthma attack, anaphylaxis, heart attack, opioid overdose, diabetic
emergencies, high fever, vomiting, diarrhea and dehydration.
¦ Describe methods used to control life-threatening bleeding, including the application of direct pressure and the application of a commercial tourniquet.
¦ Demonstrate the application of direct pressure to control life-threatening bleeding.
¦ Explain when a commercial tourniquet should be used, and describe the basic principles of using a tourniquet.
¦ Recognize the signs and symptoms of, and describe appropriate first aid care for, the following injuries and environmental illnesses: burns; head, neck and spinal injuries (including concussion); heat stroke; hypothermia; poison exposure.
Active Shooter Response Training, American Heart Association (First Aid / CPR / AED), American Red Cross (First Aid / CPR / AED), ASHI / NASAR Certified , Basic Life Support, Church / Business - Safety / Security, CPR / AED (Frist Aid for Lay Rescuers), F.A.S.T. (First Aid for Sever Trauma), In Home Defense Training, LEO / MIL / SEC Courses, Medical Other, Private Classes (Group / Individual), Security Training & Certification, Specialty Other, Stop the Bleed, Tactical Casualty Care (TCCC / TECC)