The Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED is a course designed by the American Heart Association and is aimed at equipping people with basic First Aid and CPR knowledge and skill so that they are able to react appropriately in a crisis requiring immediate medical intervention. The course is intended for those who are expected to provide First Aid and CPR in the workplace, for family members of people who have a condition that may require immediate medical response, and for other laypersons wanting to learn First Aid for adults.
In a single 8 hour session, course participants are taught how to recognise and manage a variety of medical emergencies, injuries and environmental emergencies, including:
• CPR for adults, children and infants
• How to use and AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
• bad allergic reactions
• heart attack
• diabetes and low blood sugar
• head, neck and spinal injuries
• broken bones and sprains
• burns and electrical injuries
• bites and stings
• temperature-related emergencies
• poison emergencies
A Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED Student Workbook is provided to each course participant for review before, during and after the Course. Two credit card-size Reminder Cards are included with the Workbook, displaying the simple steps for adult, child and infant CPR and AED use, and providing information on the recognition of heart attack and stroke.
Materials and keyring pouch with resuscitation barrier device and gloves are included in the course fee.
Training session: 8H00
Cost: Price on request
An American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED card, valid for 2 years, is issued upon course completion.
Discounted rates available for group bookings of 10 or more