Pre-hospital care and CPR skills for professional first responders or those wanting to become first responders. Course teaches techniques for sustaining life, preventing further injuries, and caring for illnesses and injuries until the next level of medical personnel arrives. Includes CPR level HCP and AED.
40 hours. Flexible scheduling options.
Red Cross Emergency Care Instructor, Advanced Emergency Care Instructor or Emergency Care Instructor Trainer.
CPR Level C.
100% attendance, skills demonstration, 80% min. passing grade on written exam, and one evaluated scenario.
3-year certification in First Responder, CPR Level HCP, and AED.
20 hours; includes CPR Level HCP.
Red Cross Emergency Care text
Red Cross Emergency Care Workbook
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)
Part 1 – Preparing to Respond
- The responder
- The emergency scene
- Preventing disease transmission
Part 2 – Establishing Priorities of Care
- Anatomy and physiology
- Respiratory emergencies
- Airway and ventilation
- Circulatory emergencies
Part 3 – Traumatic Injuries
- Soft tissue injuries
- Musculoskeletal injuries
- Head and spine injuries
- Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries
Part 4 – Medical Emergencies
- Sudden illnesses
- Heat‐ and cold‐ related emergencies
Part 5 – Special Populations and Situations
- Special populations & crisis intervention
- Reaching and moving patients
- Multiple casualty incidents
Includes CPR HCP
Includes any other content required by Soft tissue injuries specific legislation