First Aid Basics

Respond appropriately to first aid and emergency situations with basic first aid training

FIRST AID BASICS ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

This online course is designed to help learners respond appropriately to first aid and emergency situations that may arise at work, home, and around the community. This course is intended to teach basic first aid only; it is not a substitute for full first aid training and certification or CPR training and certification.

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify situations that require first aid response
  • Assess an environment for safety
  • Prioritize and apply first aid measures
  • Evaluate appropriate responses to a person in distress
  • Select a person to assist when other people are available
  • Communicate effectively with 911 and emergency medical service (EMS) personnel
  • Summarize the importance of company emergency plans, procedures, and policies

FIRST AID BASICS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

Someone Needs Help

  • Introduction
  • Two Critical Steps
  • Bystanders
  • When at Work
  • Your Role

The Person Is Unconscious

  • What Is Unconsciousness
  • Four Steps for Unconsciousness
  • Priorities

The Person Is Conscious – 12 First Aid Emergencies

  • Allergies and Anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding
  • Broken Bone
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Diabetic Emergency
  • Head Injury and Concussion
  • Heart Attack
  • Seizures
  • Shock
  • Strains and Sprains
  • Stroke

Communication

  • Review
  • A Victim’s Distress
  • Communicate with 911 and EMS

Duration

Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 60 minutes.

Testing

Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.

Certificate

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. This certificate is not a substitute for full first aid or CPR certification.

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