First-Aid, CPR & A.E.D. (Individual)
Individual First-Aid,CPR, A.E.D. Training.
- 4 hr 30 min4 hours 30 minutes
- 96.99 US dollars$96.99
- Per Booking Designation.
Program Purpose The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program provides participants with the knowledge and skills they need to recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed. This program offers a choice of first aid, CPR and AED courses to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience. Program Objectives It is your responsibility as an instructor to see that participants meet the objectives listed at the beginning of each lesson in this instructor’s manual. After completing the course, participants will be able to: ■■ 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.
Gwinnett County, GA, USA