Updated to reflect new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care and the 2015 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Update for First Aid Video-based lessons ensure consistency Instructor-led, practice format reinforces skills proficiency Ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an InstructorType your paragraph here
Child care workers
Foster care workers
Coaches for children’s sports organizations
Others responsible for children including parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians
This course teaches individuals to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or an infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.
The course is intended for those involved in child care who have a duty to respond to children's health emergencies, including child-care workers, teachers, foster-care workers, camp counselors, youth organizations, and coaches for children's sports organizations. This course is also ideal for parents, grandparents, babysitters, and guardians.
This course satisfies the requirements for daycare workers, teachers, and other guardians of children in all 50 states. Additional material is needed for those who work in CT, so please advise Cape Cod CPR & First Aid if this applies to you.
Certifications are valid for two years from the date of successful course completion.
After successfully completing this course, students should be able to:
list the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of a rescuer providing first aid to a child or an infant
Describe the four key steps in first aid for children and infants: prevent, protect, assess, and act
Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, and shock
Control bleeding and bandaging
Use an epinephrine pen
Recognize elements of common injuries and illnesses
Recognize the legal questions that apply to pediatric first aid rescuers