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Advanced First Aid (Industrial/Workplace) Red Cross

Course
Course Name
Advanced First Aid (Industrial/Workplace) Red Cross
Course Description

ADVANCED FIRST AID A comprehensive course offering advanced first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those typically designated as a workplace first aid attendant. Course covers a variety of topics from basic (circulation and breathing emergencies, and prevention of disease transmission) to advanced(sudden medical emergencies and injuries to the head and/or spine),including instruction dedicated to understanding workplace legislation and responsibilities.
Includes CPR HCP and any other content required by specific legislation

Course Content

Part 1 – Preparing to Respond
> The responder

> The emergency scene

> Preventing disease transmission

Part 2 – Establishing Priorities of Care
> Anatomy and physiology

> Assessment

> Respiratory emergencies

> Airway and ventilation

> Circulatory emergencies

> Bleeding

> Shock

> Pharmacology
Part 3 – Traumatic Injuries

> Soft tissue injuries

> Musculoskeletal injuries

> Head and spine injuries

> Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries

Part 4 – Medical Emergencies
> Sudden illnesses

> Poisoning

> Heat‐and cold‐related emergencies

Part 5 – Special Populations and Situations
>Special populations & crisis intervention

> Childbirth

> Reaching and moving people

> Multiple casualty incidents

> Transportation

> Workplace

Course Fees include - Red Cross Emergency Care text, Red Cross Emergency Care Workbook

Certification - 3 year certification in Advanced First Aid, CPR HCP and AED. 

Requirements - 100% attendance, skill demonstration, 2 evaluated scenarios, and 80% min. passing grade on written exam

Recertification - 40 hours; includes CPR Level HCP

 

Course Length
80 hrs - flexible scheduling options available

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