Basic First Aid

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Description

Course Objective: Upon completion of this program the student will be able to understand the basic framework of skills required to save a life or prevent further injury.

3 CEUs for NJ Chiropractic and Physical Therapy; required course for massage therapists (no credit). Non-credit for all other health professions.

Method of Instruction: Lecture, Skills Assessment
American Heart Association First Aid program

** NOTE:  AS OF NOVEMBER 1, 2018 .. WE WILL NO LONGER BE MAILING YOUR BASIC FIRST AID CARDS … YOU WILL INSTEAD RECEIVE AN EMAIL WITH INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO OBTAIN YOUR “E-CARD”.  IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE IN DOING THIS, ALL INSTRUCTIONS ARE LISTED IN THE EMAIL YOU WILL RECEIVE.

Outline :
1.First Aid Basics
Rescuer Duties
Deciding to provide first aid
Asking to give first aid
Supplying the first aid kit
Victim and Rescuer Safety
Assessing the scene
Washing hands
Universal precautions
Exposure to blood
Taking off gloves, demonstration of skill
Phoning for Help
When to phone for help
How to phone for help
Determining the problem
After the emergency
Sample First Aid Kit
2. Medical Emergency Topics
Breathing Problems
Choking in a adult
Allergic reactions
Heart attack
Fainting
Diabetes and low blood sugar
Stroke
Seizure
Shock
3. Injury Emergencies
Bleeding you can see
Wounds
Head, Neck , and Spine injuries
Broken Bones and Sprains
Burns and Electrical Injuries
4. Environmental Emergencies
Bites and Stings
Heat-related emergencies
Cold – related emergencies
Poison emergencies
5. Questions and Answers
Skills Summary and Testing, An American Heart Association completion card with be issued within 2 weeks of  of class completion

Instructor:  All instructors are American Heart Association instructors.

Additional information

Dates:

Thursday October 24, 2019 12:30pm-3:30pm, Saturday November 9, 2019 9:00am-12:00pm, Thursday January 23, 2020 12:30pm-3:30pm, Thursday March 26, 2020 12:30pm-3:30pm, Thursday May 28, 2020 12:30pm-3:30pm