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Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED
Brand:American Heart Association
Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course Description
Safeguard CPR offers the American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid course to teach students how to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or an infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid is intended for those involved in child care who have a duty to respond to children's health emergencies, including child-care workers, teachers, foster-care workers, camp counselors, youth organizations, and coaches for children's sports organizations. This course is also ideal for parents, grandparents, babysitters, and guardians.
After successfully completing Safeguard CPR's Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid course, students should be able to:
list the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of a rescuer providing first aid to a child or an infant
describe the four key steps in first aid for children and infants: prevent, protect, assess, and act
remove protective gloves
describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, and shock
control bleeding and bandaging
use an epinephrine pen
recognize elements of common injuries and illnesses
recognize the legal questions that apply to pediatric first aid rescuers
describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
recognize when someone needs CPR, and perform high-quality CPR for an infant, child, or adult (adult CPR module is optional)
give effective breaths by using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
demonstrate how to use an AED on a child or an adult (adult AED module is optional)
describe when and how to help a choking infant, child, or adult.