Standard First Aid

Course Description

This course combines content from the following individual courses:

Participants who successfully complete this course will receive the following industry standard certifications: National Safety Council Adult CPR, AED and Standard First Aid, valid for two years.

Course ID: REC 0900P
Course Format: Classroom

Available Classroom Sections

There are no available sections for this course. Please check back later.

Special Discounts

Exclusive discounts are available for this course. Georgia Tech and Georgia Aquarium Employees, Georgia Tech Students and Alumni are eligible for a $10 dsicount (coupon code "REC-10"). Please use the appropriate coupon code during the online check-out process. 

Note: Coupon codes must be applied during checkout. Coupon codes cannot be redeemed after your checkout is complete. Only one coupon code can be used per shopping cart . To use this discount, a valid employee or student I.D. will be required in class.

 

Prerequisites

Required

  • Participants must be age 16 or older

Who Should Attend

Those who must learn basic first aid and adult CPR

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn how to check the victim and contact emergency services.
  • Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
  • Assess bleeding injuries, burns, fractures, heart attacks, strokes and poisonings
  • Understand how to transport victims.
  • Prevent disease transmission.

Content

  • Assessment
  • Checking the scene for safety
  • Checking the victim
  • Contacting EMS
  • Taking a history
  • Basic life support (BLS)
  • Cardio-pulmonary rescuscitation: Adult CPR
  • Choking victims: Conscious and unconscious
  • Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Basic first aid
  • Bleeding injures
  • Shock
  • Serious injures: Burns, fractures and dislocations
  • Sudden illness: Heart attack, stroke and diabetes
  • Poisoning
  • Environmental emergencies: Heat and cold
  • Transporting victims
  • Preventing disease transmission
  • Body substance isolation
  • Use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Use of barer devices

Materials

Provided

  • Textbook: Standard First Aid, CPR and AED, 2nd ed, National Safety Council (ISBN 0073019356)

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Jim Consuegra