This course covers all the emergency medical techniques considered to be the responsibility of the first aid attendant providing emergency care in the industry. Includes AED, blood pressure, bloodborne pathogens, Kendricks extraction unit, childbirth, CPRC, Circulation Management and Sager splints. Students must submit a medical exam prior to the course, or within 30 days of taking the exam, to receive their certifications. Students must be 16 years of age; students aged 16-18 must provide a parent's or guardian's signature of consent. Students must complete a package of homework assignments before the course begins.
Hours: 75 (Other Contact Hours (Combination of demonstration, explanation, and hands-on practice): 75)
Total Weeks: 2
Students must have a valid First Aid Level 1 Certificate
Students must be at least 16 years of age; students aged 16-18 must have a parent's or guardian's signature of consent.
Students must provide proof of a recent medical examination before their certificate will be released. Students have 30 days after their course exam to submit the medical exam document.
Section 1: Infant/child supplement
Section 2: Pregnancy/childbirth
Section 3: Bloodborne pathogen
Section 4: Supplemental Oxygen
Section 5: Automated external defibrillation
Section 6: Basic Life Support for Professionals & BLS-Pro Pre-Study and Assignments
Section 7: Patient packaging and transportation & Pre-study and assignments
Section 8: Advanced with multiple patient triage and scenarios supplement & Pre Study and assignments
Emergency care talk-through scenarios, curriculum review and practice
Section 9: Final performance evaluations (written and practical)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain the role and responsibilities of the advanced first aid attendant
- Assess and manage the ABCs (airway, breathing, circulation)
- Manage minor wounds, injuries due to heat and cold, poisons, ABC Emergencies, Cardiac Arrest, Head and Spine injuries, Bone, Muscle and Joint injuries, first aid for infants and children, childbirth, multiple patients
- Prepare injured persons for moving and transporting
- Respond professionally and assist in an emergency first aid situation
- Check the airway, assess breathing, and offer assistance to deal with shock, bleeding and CPR
- Manage minor wounds and medical emergencies
- Assist a person in cardiac arrest and apply the AED
- Assist a person who has had an injury to the head, spine, bone, muscle or joint
- Prepare an injured person for moving and transporting
- Use an AED, blood pressure monitor, neck collar, and spine board
Grading System: Pass/Fail
Passing Grade: Pass
Percentage of Individual Work: 100
Students who do not successfully complete the course may have the option to join another course to take a practice week, and/or challenge the exam at a later date.
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.