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OSHA Standard First Aid & Emergency Care
2 Hours
$16.50 - $29 per student
2 Year Certification
Includes Student Handbook, Certification Card, Reminder Pen, & More
Pricing determined by class size, combination of safety topics, and demographics.

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First Aid Curriculum

First Aid and Emergency Care Preparations

Preparation is the key to creating an effective First Aid Plan. Basic elements of what to include in a First Aid Plan will be explored in this section. Teaching first aid responder when to act and when to stay back is an important lesson. This segment also includes how to respond in any emergency situation, what safety hazards to look for to keep the first aid responder safe, plus an entire section on Primary and Secondary assessment of the injured casualty.

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Bloodborne Pathogens & Universal Precautions ~ Disease Transmission

OSHA's Universal Precautions is an important principle to help individuals who are trained to assist others in an emergency situation to protect themselves from infectious diseases. A general overview of what should be readily available in every first aid kit will be reviewed.

Soft Tissue Injuries / Bleeding Control

Internal and external bleeding control will be introduced, plus discussion and demonstration on the most common types of bleeding and how to treat them. The participants will have an opportunity to practice a variety of bleeding control methods and use the Individual First Aid Student Kits given to them for this class.

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Image of victim in shock and a first responder checking for vital signs.

Shock

Shock can be a life-threatening condition and can manifest itself in a variety of ways and levels of severity. The Signs & Symptoms for shock, as well as treatment for specific types of shock will be examined.

Burns

The seriousness of burns is described by the degree of the depth in the skin and relates to its severity. The specific treatment for each type of burn will be included in this section as well as some common mistakes often made when treating burns.

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Musculoskeletal Injuries

There are a variety of musculoskeletal injuries; they are commonly known as fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains. Individual treatment for each type of injury will be a part of the discussion. Participants will have the opportunity to practice splinting techniques using everyday materials and items from the First Aid Student Kt. Head, Neck, and Spine Injuries can be the most serious and life threatening. Special care needs to be given if a head, neck or spinal injury is suspected. The Signs and Symptoms of these injuries and the particular treatment are included.

Medical Emergencies

Anaphylactic Shock
Anaphylactic shock can be brought on quickly and can lead to life-threatening respiratory distress. Knowing the Signs and Symptoms and being prepared to act quickly can save a person’s life. This information will be introduced in this segment.

Asthma
Asthma can be a serious medical condition. Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms will be discussed, as well as the immediate treatment.

Diabetic Emergencies
Diabetes is caused by the improper regulation of insulin or glucose in the bloodstream. Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, plus the treatment of this type of emergency will be examined.

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Convulsions / Seizures

Seizures can be a frightening thing to witness, but most seizures are not life-threatening. The treatment and special considerations for seizures will be explored here.

Poisoning

Poisoning can occur in a variety of ways; from ingestion, inhalation, absorption or injection. First aid treatment for the different types of poisoning is very different and specific to each situation. Each of these particular treatments will be reviewed, as well as the importance of using the Poison Control Center for assistance.

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Image of a woman suffering from heat cramps.

Heat & Cold Emergencies

Heat Emergencies range from discomfort to life-threatening. Heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke will be reviewed, as well as the Signs and Symptoms and treatment for each condition. The escalating stages of Hypothermia and the respective treatment for each stage will also be explored.

Other Emergencies

Dental Injuries
How to best preserve a tooth if it is knocked out will be reviewed.

Nosebleeds
The safest and most effective way to stop a nosebleed is discussed in this segment.

Eye Injuries
Some very important information on how to best treat eye injuries will be presented.

Bites
First aid treatment for animal or human bites will be covered here.

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Good samaritan laws and legal considerations.

Good Samaritan Laws and Legal Considerations

This sections covers why the Good Samaritan Act was created and the legal responsibilities and guidelines to follow to protect you from legal action if assistance is given to a casualty.

Triage - Assessing and Assisting for More than One Casualty

An additional bonus section on what to do when the emergency scene includes more than one person. Triage is a guide to help responders treat the most serious injuries first and how to recognize those individuals.

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OSHA Standard First Aid & Emergency Care Quiz

This 20 question quiz is used for discussion purposes mainly, to allow the class participants and the instructor the opportunity to clarify any sections or topics that are unclear or need a little more explanation. It is not a graded test.

Question & Answer Session

An open forum of Questions and Answers will be available throughout the course, but the instructor will give the class another opportunity to ask questions before the class is completed.


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OSHA Standard First Aid & Emergency Care

2 Hours

$16.50 - $29 per student
2 Year Certification

Includes Student Handbook, Certification Card, Reminder Pen, Student Practice Materials & More
Practice Materials:
Training kit for teaching Basic First Aid; Carrying Case / Sealed Plastic Bag, (2) Triangular Bandages Non-woven 42"x42"x59",
(1) Roller Bandage 3" x 4.1yds, (2) Vinyl Gloves - Latex Free, (2) Gauze Pads 4"x4" & More
Pricing determined by class size, combination of safety topics, and demographics

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