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The Designated NYS EMS Program Agency Serving Chemung,Schuyler & Steuben Counties
1058 West Church St. Elmira, NY 14905
Phone: 607-732-2354

First Aid CPR AED Training for the Workplace (Layperson)

 

 

NEXT SCHEDULED CLASS
Heartsaver First Aid CPR & AED training
September 19, 2018 at EMSTAR
9:00am - 2:00pm

Would you know what to do in a cardiac or first aid emergency?

EMSTAR offers CPR & first aid training for the community as well as for Businesses, Offices & the Corporate Environment.

EMSTAR Training Center provides participants an enjoyable low stress learning environment. We instill the confidence needed to handle an emergency with hands-on training, helping you create safe and healthy work environments by empowering your employees. Learn valuable life-saving skills to use at work, at home and in the community.

EMSTAR provides a cost-effective certification course for your employees. Each course is taught by a certified American Heart Association Instructor.  Instructor staff includes Paramedics, EMTs and Firefighters that are all currently practicing emergency providers. Our training center is equipped with brand new manikins with feedback technology that allows the user to monitor both the depth and rate of chest compressions and AED training units. Each employee will receive a student workbook during training. Each certified employee will receive an American Heart Association certification card that is valid for 2 years from the issue date.
During the course your employees will:

Course Content

  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Preventing illness and injury
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies
  • Child CPR and AED use
  • Infant CPR
  • Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR
  • Optional exam

Learning Objectives

After successfully completing this course, students should be able to

  • List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of first aid rescuers
  • 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
  • Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
  • Demonstrate how to help a choking infant
  • 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
  • Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
  • Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • Recognize when someone needs CPR
  • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
  • Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
  • Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
  • Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult
  • Perform high-quality CPR for a child*
  • Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child*
  • Perform high-quality CPR for an infant*
  • Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
  • Demonstrate how to help a choking infant*

*Child and infant modules are optional.

EMSTAR Training Center can provide private, corporate, non-profit and custom group training for groups of 6 or more at a time convenient to your schedule. We offer a variety of health and safety related courses at our facility or at off-site locations.

Call 732-2354 or email education@emstar.org for more information and pricing.