Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED Skills Session – 11/1/2022
Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED Skills Session
November 1, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Venue: Upland Hills Health
- This is a blended learning course. Part 1 is completed online and part 2 is an instructor-led training at the stated date/time. The online course must be completed prior to the class, and both parts must be completed to receive a card.
Complete the online course by clicking this link: Adult, Child and Baby First Aid/CPR/AED Online (redcross.org). You will be prompted to purchase the course and create a Red Cross Learning Center account. To receive a valid 2-year Red Cross digital certificate that is OSHA compliant and meets other workplace and regulatory requirements, you must enroll in an instructor-led skill session within 90 days of completing the online course.
- We are unable to process online payments at this time. Following registration, please mail a check, or the education department will provide instructions for making credit card payments. Please note that the business office is unable to answer questions about the class.
- This class does not normally include First Aid. If you desire certification in First Aid also, that module can be taught immediately following this class. This adds 20-30 minutes to the class time and $20 to the fee.
About the Course:
The Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and provides participants with the knowledge and skills they need to recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac and breathing emergencies in victims of any age – adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age). Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED valid for two years. The intended audience for the courses in this program includes lay responders in the workplace and community taking this course to fulfill employment requirements, or to provide for the safety and well-being of their friends, family. and community or for personal satisfaction.
- Describe how to recognize an emergency and gain confidence to act.
- Explain how to lower the risk for infection when giving care.
- Understand legal concepts as they apply to lay responders, such as consent.
- Describe the emergency action steps: CHECK—CALL—CARE.
- Identify when it is necessary to call 9-1-1 or the designated emergency number.
- Explain how to check an injured or ill person who appears to be unresponsive.
- Explain how to check a responsive injured or ill person.
- Demonstrate high-quality CPR and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for a person who is in cardiac arrest.
- Demonstrate first aid care for a person who is choking.
Additional Learning Objectives if First Aid module is taught:
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of, and describe appropriate first aid care for, the following sudden illnesses: shock, asthma attack, anaphylaxis, heart attack, opioid overdose, diabetic emergencies, high fever, vomiting, diarrhea and dehydration.
- Describe methods used to control life-threatening bleeding, including the application of direct pressure and the application of a commercial tourniquet.
- Demonstrate the application of direct pressure to control life-threatening bleeding.
- Explain when a commercial tourniquet should be used and describe the basic principles of using a tourniquet.
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of, and describe appropriate first aid care for, the following injuries and environmental illnesses: burns; head, neck and spinal injuries (including concussion); heat stroke; hypothermia; poison exposure.