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Online First Aid Course

Our CPR/AED and First Aid combo course includes Adult, Child and Infant CPR and First Aid training. Our Healthcare Provider courses cater to all healthcare professionals. The combo certification is valid for 2 years and includes a free mailed in wallet card.

Chapter 14: Introduction

Although we all take safety precautions in our everyday lives, emergencies can always arise. For this reason, it is important to be knowledgeable about First Aid so you can be prepared to act if an accident were to occur.

First Aid is defined as the medical attention that is given to an ill or injured person before medical experts arrive on the scene. OSHA details First Aid care to include cleaning minor cuts and scratches, treating burns, helping to relieve heat stress, and more.

This course follows updated, Nationally Accepted guidelines and is designed to provide you with basic First Aid skills that will allow you to make a sound decision in the face of an emergency.

Course Topics Outline:

    1. Introduction
    2. First Aid Basics
    3. Safety Precautions
    4. Breathing Emergencies
    5. Choking Emergencies
    6. Nervous Systems Emergencies
    7. Allergy Emergencies
    8. Bites and Sting Emergencies
    9. Heat and Cold-Related Emergencies
    10. Wound Emergencies
    11. Muscle, Bone, and Joint Emergencies
    12. Burns Emergencies
    13. Poison Emergencies

American Health Care Academy provides training for CPR certification online, AED training and Standard First Aid for lay-responders and Healthcare Providers.

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