CPR/AED and First Aid Combo Course Online
Our CPR/AED and First Aid combo course includes Adult, Child and Infant CPR and First Aid training. Our Healthcare Provider courses cater to all healthcare professionals. The combo certification is valid for 2 years and includes a free mailed in wallet card.
Chapter 1: CPR – Introduction
Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a leading cause of death among adults in the United States. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) dramatically increases the chance of survival for a victim suffering from SCA.
CPR is a combination of chest compressions and breaths, and provides critical blood flow and oxygen to the heart and brain. If CPR is started within three to five (3-5) minutes of collapse, it increases a victim’s chance of survival and reduces the chance of permanent damage.
This course follows the most recent and updated 2015 Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) and AHA guidelines, and has been designed to help you acquire the skills you will need to effectively respond in an emergency situation.
Course Topics Outline:
Assessing the Situation
Adult CPR: Compressions
Adult CPR: Airway and Breaths
Adult CPR: Put it Together
2-Rescuer CPR and Bag-Mask
Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Choking – Adult and Child
Choking – Infants