General First Aid is intended for all ages of care. This course meets requirements for occupational settings where EMS response is expected. The course length varies from 1 1/2 hours to 2 1/2 hours depending on attendance numbers and how many topics are requested to be covered.
Calling 911/Activating EMS
Control of Bleeding
Deformed Limbs Burns Managing Shock
Managing Specific First Aid Problems
Performing a Physical Assessment
Obtaining a patient-history
Student Materials Include:
Nationally-approved course manuals available
Non-latex gloves for hands-on practice
Nationally recognized certificate issued immediately following successful course completion. Valid two years from date of issue.
Necessary supplies for BLS skills practice include, but are not limited to: bandages, and epi pens. Optional supplies for advanced practice may include: splints, tourniquets, ice packs and neck stabilizers/c-collars.