A: Students will learn how to respond to common emergencies, including: cuts; burns; head, neck and back injuries; bleeding; sprains; broken bones; shock, and more. If you would like more information on Pediatric First Aid, we recommend taking the Pediatric First Aid course which includes common pediatric emergencies and prevention.
A: Course content includes: First aid basics including scene safety, finding the problem, and calling for help; Medical emergencies including actions for choking, breathing problems, shock, and more; Injury emergencies including actions for bleeding, broken bones, burns, and more; Environmental emergencies including actions for bites and stings, actions for heat stroke and hypothermia, and poison emergencies. There is a written test at the end of the course.
A: The First Aid course is designed for anyone interested in learning first aid skills or anyone with limited to no medical training who needs a course completion card to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. It is also for anyone who would like to know how to respond to common emergencies. This includes parents, grandparents, nannies, daycare workers, and school teachers.
A: The Basic First Aid course meets OSHA requirements.
A: Yes, if you’re looking for a First Aid course that is specific to helping children and infants, the Pediatric First Aid and CPR course teaches students how to give adult, child and infant CPR and AED, and how to treat common first aid emergencies in children and infants.
A: Yes, students who have successfully completed all portions and learning stations of the First Aid course receive a course certification card that is valid for 2 years.