Adult-Child-Infant CPR / AED and First Aid
This course includes the latest AHA Guidelines on how to provide CPR on an Adult, Child and Infant (Pediatric) including use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). It also covers everything a basic responder needs to know about providing Standard First Aid for a variety of common medical emergencies that occur in adults and children.
*For Canadian residents this course meets “Level C” requirements.
-Typical course length is 60-90 min.
-Exam may be taken as many times as needed to pass!
-Certification is Nationally Accredited and good for 2 years.
-Print your wallet certification card immediately upon completion!
Items covered in this course:
- Anatomy and physiology of the circulatory system
- Scene Safety
- The Chain of Survival
- Recognition of a Heart Attack and Cardiac Arrest
- Personal Protective Equipment
- The CAB'S
- Mouth-to-Mouth Ventilations
- Signs of Circulation
- Chest Compressions
- Compression Only CPR (Adult, Child, Infant)
- One Rescuer CPR (Adult, Child, Infant)
- Two Rescuer CPR (Adult, Child, Infant)
- Rescue Breathing
- Choking (Adult, Child, Infant)
- Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Standard First Aid (for adults and children)
- Recognizing an Emergency
- Emergency Action Steps
- Checking for Scene Safety
- Preventing Disease Transmission and Universal Precautions
- Checking the Victim for Consciousness
- Moving a Victim
- Reporting to EMS
- Obtaining a SAMPLE history
- Secondary Assessment (Head to Toe Examination)
- Caring for Shock
- Bleeding and Wound Management
- Poisoning and Drug Overdose
- Environmental Related Illnesses
- Muscle, Bone, and Joint Injuries
- Medical Emergencies
- General Illnesses
- Heart Attack
- Breathing Emergencies, i.e. asthma, COPD
- Diabetic Emergencies