Adult CPR & First Aid + Bloodborne Pathogens Certification

Course Name

Adult CPR & First Aid + Bloodborne Pathogens Certification

Contact Hours: 3

Course Description

This online course provides AHA-certified training in adult and child CPR as well as the correct use of automatic electronic defibrillators (AEDs). This course also covers Basic First Aid and OSHA Bloodborne pathogens training.

This is a comprehensive video training 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
        Firefighters
        Lifeguards
        Safety officers in forestry, transportation, and other industries
        Homeowners and caregivers
        Personal trainers
        Daycare providers & Babysitters
        Teachers
        Anyone that wants to learn CPR

Please note: course of study may be completed earlier than indicated and students retain access for one year from the date of enrollment.

Outcome

After completing this course, participants should understand the following:

- How to perform the full CPR cycle including hands-only CPR on adults and children.
- How to use an AED on adults and children.
- How to help an adult or child who is choking.
- Steps on how to administer basic first aid for a variety of medical emergencies.
- What universal precautions to take when dealing with bloodborne pathogens.
- Identifying common bloodborne pathogens.
- Knowing what an exposure control plan is and where it is located.
- What steps to take following an exposure incident at work.
- How to perform a post-exposure evaluation and follow-up.
- Explanation of the color coding and symbols used for biohazards.
- How to protect themselves using personal protective gear (PPE).

Also upon successfully wrapping up the course of study, all students will be issued a certification of completion and a temporary wallet card on passing the exam. They can download the certificate immediately. A permanent professionally printed wallet card will be mailed to the student.

Assessment

This course contains a final exam to help you measure your progress and mastery of the techniques. A score of 70 or higher is required to earn a Certification.

Outline

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

The video training modules in this online CPR AED certification course cover the following topics:

Techniques for rescue breathing and chest compression on adults and children
Infant and pediatric CPR
Hands Only CPR
CPR with an Ambu Bag
Using an AED on adults and children
Responding to choking incidents in adults, children, and infants

Besides the basics, you'll also learn:

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

The bloodborne pathogens training also covers the following:

Learn the bloodborne pathogens standards
Learn how to prevent workplace transmissions
Learn the requirements and use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
Techniques for reducing risk of exposure
Learn about warning labels for biohazard containers
Types of bloodborne pathogens
Universal precautions
Learn about hygiene for infection control