First Aid Training and Certification
• Medical Emergencies
• Injury Emergencies (Bandaging, bleeding, broken bones, fainting, seizures, etc)
• Course duration: 5-6 hours
This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.
The American Heart Association Heartsaver First-aid class covers the following topics: bleeding control, seizures, epi pen use, allergic reactions, snake bites, broken bones, poisoning, and other life threatening emergencies. This course is for renewing, recertification, or initial student and is considered a basic first-aid class.
Teachers, summer camp counselors, coaches, foster care, social workers, maritime (US Coast Guard approved) nannies, parents, grandparents, babysitters (ten years or older), construction, general workplace.
Course content includes the following:
• Key changes reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• First aid basics
• Medical emergencies
• Injury emergencies
• Environmental emergencies
• Optional written test