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WE 156 - First Aid

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The First Aid courses are designed to meet the requirements of the sponsoring American Red Cross (ARC) Unit. Two possible ARC certifications are available upon successful completion of the requirements for (1) First Aid (2) Professional CPR/AED. First Aid is designed to facilitate learning and understanding of the knowledge necessary when confronted by possible medical emergency. Knowledge and application will be taught in the areas of fi rst aid concepts relating to respiratory and cardiopulmonary disorders, shock, wounds, burns, fractures, drug poisoning, childbirth, litigation. A written exam will test your comprehensive knowledge on the First Aid material. Professional rescuer CPR/AED is an in-depth skill instruction and discussion of rescue breathing, obstructed airway, CPR, etc. Through an assessment of scenarios and victim(s), students will learn proper protocol for care. The integration of CPR skills into the operation of an automated external defibrillator (AED) is taught to improve survival of sudden cardiac arrest victims. The student’s knowledge is tested for adult, child, and infant skills. A written exam is administered to complete certification requirements by the American Red Cross.



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