This class will help participants recognize and respond appropriately to basic first aid emergencies. It teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.
- Checking an injured or ill person
- Sudden illness
(shock, breathing emergencies, asthma, anaphylaxis, diabetic emergencies, seizures, fainting, stroke)
(bleeding, burns, muscle/bone/joint injuries, head/neck/spinal injuries)
- Environmental emergencies
(heat related illness, cold related emergencies, frostbite, poisoning)
Class Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Certificate: 2 years
Who should take this class:
All lay rescuers, teachers, fitness instructors, employees in the workplace, day care workers, respite workers, airline personnel, security guards, bus drivers, childcare care workers, babysitters, nannies, new parents, parents who are adopting, foster parents, camp counselors, coaches, and those who may need to respond to an emergency.
How to make your own first aid kit:
Click here for a list of items you need to have in order to build your own first aid kit.