This one-day course provides an overview of First Aid and CPR skills with a focus on childhood injuries and illnesses. The course is designed for individuals in the early childhood education industry as well as for parents and caregivers.
Participants will learn:
- How to respond to child care emergency first aid situations and activate the EMS system
- Check, Call, Care—the 3 basic steps to follow in any emergency
- Airway, breathing and circulation emergencies
- First aid for respiratory and cardiac arrest
- Wound care
- Head and spine injuries
- Bone, muscle and joint injuries
- Severe allergic reactions
- Sudden medical emergencies
- Environmental emergencies
- Keeping children safe
Course includes the latest First Aid and CPR guidelines and exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training.
Course Length: 8 hours
Certification: 3-year certification in Emergency Child Care First Aid, CPR Level B and AED. An Electronic Certification will be issued via the Red Cross upon successful completion of the course.
- 100% attendance
- Skills demonstration
- 75% minimum passing grade on written exam
- Participants must be 16 years of age to be certified and be in good health and physical condition
- Participants must provide instructor with valid ID
- Participants must prepay to secure a seat in course
Please note: Students are provided a Red Cross First Aid & CPR Manual during the course and are not required to purchase a manual. Students may purchase a manual for $25.00
For private groups of 8 or more please contact email@example.com for available dates.