Course Info

CPR/AED

Summary

The CPR/AED portion of this course prepares the layperson to respond to choking, breathing and cardiac emergencies—and how to use an automated external defibrillation unit in conjunction with CPR. This course meets the latest 2010 CPR and ECC Guidelines using a combination of instructor and hands-on training.

The First Aid portion of this course is designed for emergency response teams, safety personnel, supervisors and the general public, this course teaches how to respond to breathing emergencies, identifying and caring for bleeding, sudden illness and injuries and techniques for preventing disease transmission.

What You Will Learn

• Taking action in an emergency
• Assessing the victim
• Provide basic life support, including airway management, breathing and circulation
• Using an AED
• Recognize an emergency
• Act appropriately
• Sustain life until professional help arrives

Topics

Course Content
• Acting in an emergency
• Preventing disease transmission
• Checking the victim
• Basic life support
• Recovery position
• Choking
• Heart attack and chest pain
• Bleeding and wound care
• Shock
• Burns
• Serious injuries
• Bone, joint and muscle injuries
• Sudden illness
• Allergic reactions
• Poisoning

Duration (in days)

1

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