Advanced First Aid
This program is designed for non-EMS
responders including governmemt, corporate, industry,
lifeguards, security personnel, law enforcement, corrections personnel and other individuals who are not EMS or healthcare providers but desire or require certification in Advanced First Aid.
Current, valid professional-level BLS certification (CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer-may be incorporated/conducted in conjunction with the AFA program as needed.)
Successful completion (certification)
- Written Exam: Required
- Performance Evaluation: Required
Working as the lead responder in a scenario-based team setting, adequately direct the primary assessment and care of:
- Patient Assessment/Management - Trauma
- Patient Assessment/Management - Medical
Recognized certification period: Two years
Recommended time to complete: 17 hours
Renewal course: 7 hours
- Introduction to the EMS System and the Role of the Emergency Responder
- Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care
- The Wellness and Safety of the First Responder
- Introduction to Anatomy
- Principles of Lifting, Moving and Positioning
- Airway Management and 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
Optional Course Topics
- Blood Pressure Monitoring
- Airway Aduncts, Suctioning, and Oxygen Therapy
- Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Terrorist Threat
ASHI CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid
This combination training was created to allow Instructors an easy option for their students seeking a comprehensive training class. The program helps develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond. CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid combination training is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and is consistent with recommendations of the 2010 National First Aid Science Advisory Board and OSHA’s best practices for first aid training programs in the workplace.
ASHI Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid
This is the ideal training solution for schools, child care providers, youth sports coaches, and others required to learn how to respond to medical emergencies involving children. This versatile program is based upon the 2010 CPR and First Aid Guidelines, Caring for Our Children, 3rd Ed, and other evidence-based treatment recommendations.
ASHI Child And Babysitting Safety (CABS)
The Child and Babysittihg Safety program is a community education program that covers child safety and basic care techniques for infants and children. CABS stresses the priority to keep you and the children you care for safe. Babysitting is not just "watching" the children, but being responsible for their safety and well being. When you are caring for a child, you are taking care of a parent(s) most prized possession. Everything in their home and your own home can be replaced - everything, that is, except a child.
ASHI Basic Wilderness First Aid
This is an intensive 8-10 hour course for those who are involved in wilderness recreation. This course may also meet the needs of volunteers and professionals who lead groups on short trips in relatively low-risk situations.
ASHI Wilderness First Aid
Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. With ASHI's Wilderness First Aid, Instructors certified to teach CPE/AED, basic first aid, and have wilderness experience can take advanage of ASHI's flexible instructional design. This comprehensive 16-20 hour course meets the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid curriculum and guidelines.
Professional Development Education
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