Advanced First Aid
The Advanced First Aid program is designed for the person who needs or desires more first aid training than Basic First Aid, but not to the level of Emergency Medical Response. Perfect for corporate emergency response teams, this 21 hour course presents many of the most common illnesses and injuries responders are likely to encounter.
Who should take this course?
This course is designed for non-EMS responders including government, corporate, industry, lifeguards, security personnel, law enforcement, corrections personnel and other individuals who are not EMS or healthcare providers but desire certification in Advanced First Aid.
|Introduction to EMS Systems||Principles of Assessment||Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Principles of Triage|
|Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care||Medical Emergencies||Childbirth|
|Wellness and Safety of the First Responder||Soft Tissue Injuries and Shock||Blood Pressure Monitoring|
|Introduction to Anatomy||Muscle and Bone Injuries||Airway Adjuncts, Suctioning, and Oxygen Therapy|
|Lifting, Moving and Positioning||Head and Spine Injuries||Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Terrorist Threat|
|Airway Management and Rescue Breathing|
Being exposed to a person’s blood or body fluids is a risk, but that risk is easily mitigated by taking proper precautions, such as wearing gloves and eye protection. In most situations you can easily and safely care for an ill or injured person when proper precautions are taken. “