Description: Heartsaver first aid is a certification course which certifies individuals in the latest basic first aid techniques. This course identifies when to call to 9-1-1 and what to do before EMS arrives. Students will identify the most effective ways to help someone who is experiencing medical, injury, and environmental emergencies. This course is structured around personal safety and emphasizes scene safety as well as body substance safety. This course helps students become more confident around breathing, diabetic, and allergy related emergencies.
Course Length: Approximate course length is about 4 hours
Intended Audience: This course in intended for both non-healthcare professionals and healthcare professionals. Everyone should be familiar with the first aid basics.
Course Requirements: Heartsaver first aid student manual is the required text for this course.
Certification: Upon successful course completion students will receive a Heartsaver first aid certification from the American Heart Association. The certification is good for 2 years from the date of the course.
Authored By Thomas Anguella