Healthcare Provider CPR/AED and First Aid Combo Course Online
Our CPR/AED courses include Adult, Child and Infant techniques. Additionally, our CPR certification course includes training on the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The CPR/AED certification is valid for 2 years.
Chapter 13: Introduction
Although we all take safety precautions in our everyday lives, emergencies can always arise. For this reason, it is important to be knowledgeable about First Aid so you can be prepared to act if an accident were to occur.
First Aid is defined as the medical attention that is given to an ill or injured person before medical experts arrive on the scene. OSHA details First Aid care to include cleaning minor cuts and scratches, treating burns, helping to relieve heat stress, and more.
This course follows updated, Nationally Accepted guidelines and is designed to provide you with basic First Aid skills that will allow you to make a sound decision in the face of an emergency.
Course Topics Outline:
- First Aid Basics
- Safety Precautions
- Breathing Emergencies
- Choking Emergencies
- Nervous Systems Emergencies
- Allergy Emergencies
- Bites and Sting Emergencies
- Heat and Cold-Related Emergencies
- Wound Emergencies
- Muscle, Bone, and Joint Emergencies
- Burns Emergencies
- Poison Emergencies