CPR, AED and Basic First Aid

Instructor-led, hands-on class format

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CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid Course Length

The instructor-led course is approximately up to 4 hours, with skills testing by an ASHI instructor during the course.

CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid Certification Period

2 Years

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CPR, AED and Basic First Aid Course Description

Safeguard CPR offers CPR, AED and Basic First Aid training to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to respond in a medical emergency. CPR, AED and Basic First Aid is designed to include a significant amount of hands-on skill practice. To provide flexibility in meeting the needs of students, Safeguard CPR offers the ASHI CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid training program in the following certification options: Adult Only — Common to meet workplace compliance Adult and Child Adult, Child, and Infant — Broad training for most

​CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid Course Topics

 First Aid Provider
• Legal Considerations
• Recognizing an Emergency
• Deciding to Help
• Personal Safety
• Infectious Bloodborne Diseases
• Standard Precautions
• Personal Protective Equipment
• Emergency Medical Services
(EMS)
• Emergency Moves
• Sudden Cardiac Arrest
• Oxygen and the Human Body
• Early Defibrillation
• Chain of Survival
• Secondary Cardiac Arrest
• Opioid Overdose
• Cardiac Arrest—Children
and Infants
• Chest Compressions
• Rescue Breaths
• CPR Masks and Shields
• Unresponsive and Not
Breathing—CPR
• Automated External
Defibrillators (AEDs)
• AED Operation
• AEDs – Children and Infants
• AED Troubleshooting and Other
Considerations
• Primary Assessment–
Unresponsive
• Unresponsive— Recovery
Position
• Multiple Provider Approach
to CPR
• Choking
• Primary Assessment–
Responsive
• Secondary Assessment
• Control of Bleeding
• Tourniquets
• Hemostatic Dressings
• Internal Bleeding
• Shock
• Amputation
• Impaled Object
• Open Chest Injury
• Open Abdominal Injury
• Head, Neck, or Back Injury
• Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
• Burns
• Nosebleed
• Injured Tooth
• Sudden Illness
• Altered Mental Status
• Fainting