Adult CPR & First Aid Certification

Course Name

Adult CPR & First Aid 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 for adults and children providing training to treat a wide range of medical emergencies one might encounter on a daily basis.

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
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

Upon successful completion, students are taught to able to perform CPR on adults, children and infants. This includes the full CPR cycle and Hands-Only CPR. They will additionally be able to provide basic first aid for a variety of medical emergencies.

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

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