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.

Course Details:

  • 40hr course
  • 100% attendance and participation required.  80% min on written exam and one evaluated scenario
  • 3 year certification upon completion
  • Includes certification in First Responder, and CPR HCP and AED
  • 20hrs recertifcation

Books provided: 

  • Red Cross Emergency Care textbook
  • Red Cross Emergency care workbook


What you will learn:

Part 1 - Preparing to Respond

  • The responder
  • The emergency scene
  • Preventing disease transmissions

Part 2 - Establishing Priorities of Care

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Assessment
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Airway and ventilation
  • Circulatory emergencies
  • Bleeding
  • Shock

Part 3 - Traumatic Injuries

  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Head and spine injuries
  • Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries

Part 4 - Medical Emergencies

  • Sudden Ilnesses
  • Poisoning 
  • Heat and cold related llnesses

Part 5 - Special Populations and Situations

  • Special populations and crisis intervention
  • Childbirth
  • Reaching and moving patients
  • Multiple casualty incidents
  • Transportation

Includes any other content required by specific legislation