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Red Cross Lay Responder First Aid/CPR/AED

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Purpose: The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.

Prerequisites: None

Length: 4 hours

Certification Validity Period: : Lay Responder First Aid CPR/AED certifications are valid for 2 years from the date of course completion.

Certification Requirements:

  • Attend all class sessions

  • Participate in all course activities

  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills

  • Successfully complete the Putting It All Together Assessment Scenarios

Learning Objectives: 

    • Describe how to recognize an emergency and size up the scene

    • Explain how to activate and work with the emergency medical services (EMS) system

    • Understand legal concepts as they apply to lay rescuers

    • Reducing the risk of disease transmission when providing care

    • How to check an injured or ill person who appears to be unresponsive

    • Recognize the signs/symptoms of a heart attack

    • Describe links in the cardiac chain of survival

    • Demonstrate CPR and use of AED

    • First aid skills for a choking victim

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