Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals
BLS is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. The AHA’s BLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and prehospital settings. Students that complete this course will receive an American Heart Association BLS course completion card, valid for 2 years.
Audience: For healthcare professionals who need the ability to recognize critical life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
Course Modules: Importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival, Application of the steps of the Chain of Survival, Signs of someone needing CPR, High-quality CPR skills acquisition for adults, children and infants, Importance of early use of an AED, AED skill demonstration, Effective ventilations with a barrier device, Multirescuer resuscitation and skill acquisition, Techniques for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults, children and infants.
The Hands-Only CPR campaign has a mission of teaching simple CPR concepts to the local community. In this class, you will learn how to activate the emergency response network and start the critical life saving measures of CPR. This class does NOT offer a certification card.
Heartsaver® First Aid & CPR/AED
This course is perfect for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs to learn how to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency responders or healthcare professionals take over. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course teaches adult, pediatric, and infant CPR and AED use.
Audience: Intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.
Course Modules: Describe the key steps in first aid, Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke, Use an epinephrine pen, Control bleeding and bandaging, Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury, Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers, Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult, Child and Infant CPR
Basic First Aid
The ASHI Basic First Aid course helps students develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond. This first aid training program is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2015 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid. Content includes Epi pen use, inhaler use, chest pain, strokes, unintentional poisonings, overdoses, burns, etc.
Intended for individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire, or are required, to be certified in basic emergency medical care.
Child and Babysitting Safety
ASHI Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid training program provides an ideal training solution for schools, child care providers, youth sports coaches, and others required to learn how to respond to medical emergencies involving children and infants. This versatile program is based upon the 2015 CPR and First Aid Guidelines, Caring for Our Children, 3rd Ed; and other evidence-based treatment recommendations.
Individuals seeking pediatric CPR training or who are required to be certified in pediatric CPR, AED, and first aid
- School bus drivers
- Child care workers
CPR and AED
MEDIC First Aid CarePlus is an adult, child, and infant CPR and AED certification course designed specifically for persons who are occupationally required or who desire to have CPR and AED knowledge and skills. This program conforms to the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC.
Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid
MEDIC First Aid PediatricPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Children, Infants and Adults provides an ideal training solution for schools, child care providers, youth sports coaches and others required to learn how to respond to medical emergencies involving children and infants. This versatile program is based upon the 2015 CPR and First Aid Guidelines, Caring for Our Children, 3rd Ed; and other evidence-based treatment recommendations.
Individuals seeking pediatric CPR training or who desire or are required to be certified in Pediatric First Aid, CPR, and AED, such as:
- School bus drivers
- Child care workers
Wilderness First Aid
Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. With an ASHI Wilderness First Aid class, first aid providers in a remote outdoor setting will be better prepared to respond when faced with limited resources, longer times to care for someone, and decisions about when and how fast to evacuate an ill or injured person. This comprehensive 16-hour wilderness first aid course meets or exceeds the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, 2017 Edition.
Course topics include:
- Preparation and Assessment
- Preventing and Caring for Injuries and Illnesses
- Environmental Hazards
- Other Wilderness Considerations
Prerequisite: Current CPR and First Aid for adults