Basic First Aid

Description: Basic First Aid is intended for any person who requires or desires elementary first aid knowledge and skills with a focus on adults, children or both. This includes, but is not limited to, emergency response teams in business and industry, teachers, adult residential care providers, child care workers, parents and babysitters. Basic First Aid is designed to provide the learner with valuable hands-on training and a fundamental knowledge of actions required to aid someone in an emergency situation.

Class Options:

  • Adult
  • Pediatric
  • Adult & Pediatric

Certification Period: 2 Years

Class Duration: 3 to 4 Hours


Course Content:

  • Section 1: Preparing to Help
    • First Aid Provider
    • Protecting Yourself
    • Legal Considerations
    • Calling for Help
    • Emergency Moves
  • Section 2: Assessment
    • Primary Assessment - Unresponsive Person
    • Primary Assessment - Responsive Person
    • Choking
    • Secondary Assessment
  • Section 3: Sudden Injury
    • Control of Bleeding
    • Shock
    • Amputation
    • Impaled Objects
    • Open Chest Injury
    • Open Abdominal Injury
    • Head, Neck or Back Injury
    • Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
    • Burns
    • Minor Injuries
  • Section 4: Sudden Illness
    • Altered Mental Status
    • Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath
    • Pain, Pressure, or Discomfort in the Chest
    • Poisoning
    • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Section 5: Environmental Emergencies
    • Heat Emergencies
    • Cold Emergencies
  • Section 6: Bites & Stings
    • Stinging Insects
    • Snakebites
    • Spider Bites
    • Tick Bites
    • Marine Animal Stings
    • Animal & Human Bites
  • Section 7: Additional Considerations
    • Emotional Considerations


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