First Aid Training

First Aid Training – It is human nature to make mistakes. When injuries happen as a result of human error or other extenuating circumstances, like a car crash or natural disaster, this course teaches rescuers how to be prepared to help injured parties. The first aid module outlines the best way to stock first aid kits and how to treat common injuries, including nosebleeds, cuts, burns, and fractures, for example.

Wound Care – Learn how to make a wound diagnosis on-the-spot and the best practices for dressing different wound types. This module covers basic care treatments for open chest wounds, punctured wounds, amputations, and cuts and scrapes. The wound care unit also emphasizes the importance of keeping wounds clean to reduce the risk of infection.

The Heart – To better understand the value of basic life support, one has to study how the human heart works. The National CPR Foundation’s well-rounded BLS course and training that teaches students the basic structure of the heart and treatments for specific conditions like a cardiac arrest, heart attack, chest pain, or respiratory arrest.

Fractures – Fractures can range in severity and proper measures should be taken to improve the patient’s chances of recovery and survival. As a health care worker, you will get to read about indicated protocols for fractures, sprains and strains, bruises, and even dental avulsions.

Burns – Recognize the main classifications of burn injuries (i.e. first, second, and third-degree burns). Then, study how to best treat each type of burn in the interim of rushing patients to the hospital.

Poisoning – Get familiar with what to do in the event someone overdoses on drugs or ingests toxic chemicals. This unit addresses how to identify poisoning caused by bites and stings and what to do if a patient goes into anaphylaxis shock.

Hemorrhages and Hypoglycemia – Read all about the four classes of hemorrhaging (loss of blood) and what to do in this event. This model also overviews hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and what to use on hand for restoring a sense of calm and well-being in patients.

Choking – Learn the best techniques for dislodging objects in the windpipe of infants, children, and adults. The Heimlich maneuver is usually used for older children and adults and video demos of this technique are available in the curriculum. This module also provides a crash course on the basic treatments for hypothermia and external dehydration.

Injuries – Find the best ways to treat eye injuries, including black eye or an eye that has been injured by a chemical solution or foreign object. Also, review the best guidelines for handling concussions, head injuries, or spinal injuries.

Shocks, Seizures, and Strokes – Recognize the signs of all three conditions and how to respond, medically speaking, in the best way possible.

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First Aid course topics include:

  • Bleeding and Bandaging

  • Heart-related Illnesses

  • Diabetes and Low Blood Sugar

  • Fainting

  • Seizures

  • Allergic Reactions and Breathing

  • Concussion

  • Head, Neck, and Spine Injuries

  • Drug Overdose and Alcohol Poisoning

  • Risks of Smoking and Vaping

  • Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle