CPR/AED Course

CPR/AED Course

First Aid/CPR

Did you know that the current survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest is less than 7%? Dramatically improve those odds with training that prepares participants to respond to a medical emergency.

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Description

Did you know that the current survival rate for sudden cardiac arrest is less than 7%?  Proper use of an automated external defibrillation (AED) could save a quarter of these lives. Dramatically improve those odds with training that prepares participants to respond to a medical emergency. Get the Best CPR and AED Training in One Simple Program. Our CPR and AED program gives you the latest guidelines for CPR and emergency cardiac care, starting with how to assess the scene of an emergency and take stock of the victim's condition.

The AED portion of the program details key operating characteristics and shows you proper precautions and maintenance techniques. It explains how AEDs work and why they're a critical part of emergency cardiac care. It also includes guidelines for meeting the state Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) laws, and outlines the need for medical direction.

Students will Learn:

  • How to take action in a medical emergency
  • Assess the victim
  • Provide basic life support, including airway management, breathing and circulation
  • Infection control
  • How to use an AED

This course is ideal for emergency response teams, employees requiring refresher training, safety personnel, supervisors, fire, police ambulance, health care providers, athletics trainers, airline employees, and life guards. Certification is valid for 2 years.

The National Safety Council makes it easy for anyone to learn CPR and AED. We give you all the background information you need to feel confident in the event of an emergency - and help save a life. About 400 workplace deaths from cardiac arrest are reported to OSHA every year. An average time to defibrillation of 5 minutes would produce a 40 percent survival rate. That's 160 lives per year that could be saved. Employers should consider using AEDs at their worksites to reduce time to defibrillation and improve survival rates.