Emergency Child Care First Aid & CPR

Course Description

Basic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills with a focus on childhood injuries and illnesses. Course is designed for those in the early childhood education industry as well as for parents/caregivers. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Duration

8 hours. Flexible scheduling options.

Instructor

Red Cross First Aid Instructor or Instructor Trainer.

Completion Requirements

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam.

Certification

3-year certification in Emergency Child Care First Aid, CPR Level B, and AED.

Recertification

6–8 hours.

Course Content

  • Preparing to respond
  • The EMS system
  • Check, Call, Care
  • Airway emergencies
  • Breathing and circulation emergencies
  • First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Wound care
  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Sudden medical emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Poisons
  • Keeping children safe

*Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Material

Red Cross Child Care First Aid & CPR Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)

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