Basic First Aid
2 Year Certification $40
This program teaches 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.
1-2 Hours At your own pace.
Add an in person skill session to review and practice what you learn online.
■ Recognizing an emergency and size up the scene.
■ How to activate and work with the emergency medical services (EMS) system.
■ Good Samaritan laws.
■ Identify how to reduce the risk of disease transmission when giving care.
■ How to check a person who is responsive for life-threatening and non-life-threatening conditions.
■ How to check an injured or illunresponsive person.
■ Recognize the signs and symptoms of a heart attack, and describe appropriate first aid
■Cardiac Chain of Survival.
■ Demonstrate CPR and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).
■ First aid care for a person who is choking.
■ Recognize the signs and symptoms of shock.
■ Recognize the signs and symptoms of, and describe appropriate first aid care for, the following sudden illnesses: breathing emergencies, diabetic emergencies, seizures, fainting and stroke ■ How to control external bleeding, including the application of direct pressure and the application of a commercial tourniquet..
■ Recognize the signs and symptoms of, and describe appropriate first aid care for, the following injuries: burns; muscle, bone and joint injuries; and head, neck and spinal injuries (including concussion).
■ Recognize the signs and symptoms of, and describe appropriate first aid care for, the following environmental injuries and illnesses: heat-related illnesses, cold-related illnesses and poisoning