First Aid/CPR/AED and Child Safety

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Basic First Aid

ASHI Basic First Aid was created to help students develop basic first aid knowledge, skills and the confidence to respond. The program is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting and conforms to the 2015 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid.

 

Class Topics Include:

 

  • Response preparation

  • Recognizing an emergency

  • Consent

  • Patient assessment

  • Bleeding control

  • Injuries, shock and poisoning

  • Common first aid situations—bites and stings, heat and cold emergencies, burns and more

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Advanced First Aid

This expert-level program is designed for the person who needs or

desires more first aid training than that for Basic First Aid certification, but not to the level of Emergency Medical Response. Perfect for corporate emergency response teams, this course presents many of the most common illnesses and injuries responders are likely to encounter.

 

Class Topics Include:

 

  • Introduction to Anatomy

  • Principles of Lifting, Moving and Positioning

  • Airway Management and Rescue Breathing

  • Principles of Assessment

  • Caring for Medical Emergencies

  • Caring for Soft Tissue Injuries and Shock

  • Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries

  • Caring for Injuries to the Head and Spine

  • Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Principles of Triage

  • Childbirth

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CPR/AED

ASHI CPR and AED is designed specifically for laypeople and is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting. This extremely flexible program will help prepare people to respond to a cardiac arrest and choking. This program conforms to the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC.

Class Topics Include:

 

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Secondary Cardiac Arrest

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Opioid Overdose

  • Automated External Defibrillation

  • Caring for Cardiac Arrest

  • Choking

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Basic Life Support (BLS)

This expert-level program helps keep healthcare professionals prepared and ready to respond as they encounter life-threatening emergencies, provide basic life support and respond to choking incidents. ASHI’s Basic Life Support, BLS for Healthcare Providers and Professional Rescuers conforms to the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. It has been approved for training for Emergency Medical Services personnel and is accepted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). The program is also CAPCE approved and widely accepted in more than 150 healthcare-related occupations.

 

Class Topics Include:

 

  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest

  • Secondary Cardiac Arrest

  • High-Performance CPR

  • Chest Compressions

  • Rescue Breaths

  • Automated External Defibrillation

  • BLS Assessment

  • Caring for Respiratory Arrest

  • Choking

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Advanced Bleeding Control

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, traumatic injury is one of the leading causes of death for people under 50 years of age in the US. A large portion of those deaths are from severe bleeding – the most treatable cause of death due to trauma. American Safety & Health Institute’s Advanced Bleeding Control is designed to provide detailed information on the control and care of severe external bleeding.

 

Class Topics Include:

 

  • Severe external bleeding

  • Physiology of bleeding

  • Direct pressure

  • Using pressure bandages, tourniquets and packed dressings

  • Preparation

A Walk in Nature

Wilderness First Aid

ASHI’s Wilderness First Aid program is designed to meet or exceed the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, 2017 Edition. This comprehensive program prepares camp counselors, trail guides and other outdoor enthusiasts to respond with effective emergency care in the unique situations that wilderness environments create.

 

The course follows the BSA curriculum, and includes topics such as:

  • Wilderness First Aid

  • Moving and Lifting

  • Initial and Focused Assessments

  • Shock

  • Control of Bleeding

  • Caring for Wounds

  • Cleaning, Closing and Dressing Wounds

  • Burns