After completing this course, students will be able to:
- List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of the first aid rescuer
- Describe the key steps in first aid
- Remove protective gloves
- Find the problem
- Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions:
heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke
- Use an epinephrine pen
- Control bleeding and bandaging
- Recognize elements of common injuries
- Recognize elements of common illnesses
- Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury
- Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers
Heartsaver First Aid Course Audience
Heartsaver First Aid is intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g. OSHA), or other requirements. This course can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. BOOK REQUIRED!
Heartsaver First Aid Course Completion Card
Immediately upon completion students receive a Heartsaver First Aid course completion card, valid for two years.
Whether you are taking a first aid class as a requirement for your job or just to be prepared, knowing how to respond and manage medical emergencies is an important skill. Knowing first aid empowers you to give assistance to someone who is suffering from a sudden injury or illness, so that you can make then well again, prevent their condition from worsening, or potentially save their life.
VSG CPR and Safety Training first aid courses cover how to manage bleeding (external), sprains, broken bones, shock, wound care and other first aid emergencies. And, our Heartsaver first aid classes are designed to meet OSHA regulations. Our instructors will guide you through various scenarios and provide you with the most up-to-date emergency treatment instructions. We will provide expert advice and practical information for common emergencies.
It is also appropriate for lay rescuers who may have a need to respond to an emergency in the workplace, and family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death.
(Payment must be received at least 24 hours prior to class time or $25 Walk-In fee applies. Please call for availability first.)
Heartsaver First Aid Course Length
*Based on a 1:1 Student/ Manikin Ratio
(Video: 119 minutes, No Written Exam Required)