Adult CPR & First Aid - Includes Child, Infant CPR/AED
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Est. Time to Complete
1 Hour and 30 Minutes
Length of Certification
What’s In This Course?
Video training modules in this course include:
- Treatment of minor and major bleeding and cuts
- Treatment of minor and moderate burns
- Treatment of an unconscious person
- First aid priorities and managing the scene of an accident
- Treatment of fainting and heat stroke
- Treatment of basic bites and stings
- Treatment of sprains and strains
- Techniques for rescue breathing and chest compression
- CPR with an Ambu Bag
- Using an AED
- Responding to choking incidents
Who Should Take This Course?
This is a comprehensive course, ideal for those who work in a setting where they may be asked to provide CPR, first aid, and other medical aid on a fairly regular basis. A selection of professions where this certification may be appropriate includes:
- CNA’s, LPN’s, and LVN’s
- Deputy sheriffs and police officers
- Safety officers in forestry, transportation, and other industries
- Homeowners and caregivers
Get Your First Aid and CPR Certification Online
You don’t need a medical background to learn basic medical skills. Anyone can learn them, and everyone should. Unfortunately, most people don’t get the opportunity. Studies show that approximately 70% of Americans would feel out of their depth providing CPR to save someone’s life.
This is especially tragic because 88% of cardiac arrests occur in the home, not in a hospital. And as heroic as their efforts are, you simply can’t assume that emergency responders will get there in time. The average response time throughout the country is eight to 12 minutes. Brain death from cardiac arrest can start to occur in less than four minutes.
Simply put, you’re likely to need knowledge of CPR, first aid certification, and the confidence to save someone you love, whether they be a parent, sibling, child, or friend. Only 8% of those who experience cardiac arrest outside of a hospital survive, often due to the fact that most Americans don’t have any knowledge of CPR. First aid certification is important for most homeowners to have as well, and yet so few people know how to help their relatives in times of emergency.
Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the electrical impulses that drive the heartbeat become out of sync. You don’t need to have a history of heart disease in order to have cardiac arrest; the victim could be young and healthy. You can never know when the heart of a loved one will stop beating.
The good news is that bystander CPR can double or even triple a victim’s chance of surviving cardiac arrest. Studies show that people who get the chance to watch an instructional video on CPR skills without a hands-on component are much more likely to attempt to provide CPR on a victim of sudden cardiac arrest.
In some professions, CPR recertification is required. CPR and first aid certification is mandatory in other professions. It’s a good skill to learn, even if it isn’t required for your job.
Basic first aid training provides instructions on how to deal with a range of injuries, both minor and major. These include serious cuts and bleeding, minor to moderate burns, head injuries, seizures, choking, heat stroke, bites and stings, and sprains and strains. You’ll also learn how to make the scene of an accident safe and protect the health of a victim while you wait for first responders to arrive.
Our professional courses have been developed by an AHA-certified instructor and can provide you with potentially life-saving knowledge, confidence for emergency situations, and a real-world understanding of first aid. CPR certification, online video training modules, and first aid skills are being offered today — take advantage and you might be able to save a life!
Last updated by Dr. Mary Williams, RN. DC. (10/21/2015)
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