First Aid Refresher

First Aid Refresher 

Are you prepared to take action to help someone in the event of an accident, injury, or medical emergency? What will you do if you encounter someone who is injured, bleeding, or even unconscious? Offering someone immediate basic first aid can provide relief from injuries or even save lives until trained emergency medical assistance arrives. This course will teach you basic first aid strategies so that you can respond effectively to a range of situations, from minor injuries to life-threatening emergencies.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

California Department of Public Health (CNA)


Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.

The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.

This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)


Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1619285

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals


This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 5/31/2022
Learning Objectives:
Recognize emergency first aid verses non-emergency first aid.
Discuss appropriate action steps for administering first aid to non-life threatening injuries and illnesses.
Describe appropriate action steps for administering first aid in life-threatening emergencies.

Section 1: Introduction A. Course Contributor B. About This Course C. Learning Objectives Section 2: How Emergent is the Emergency? A. Heather Needs Help! B. Definition of First Aid C. How to Recognize an Emergency D. Emergency First Aid versus Non-emergency First Aid E. Review: Something is Not Right About Susan F. Section Summary Section 3: First Aid for Non-Life Threatening Injuries and Illnesses A. Rating the Severity of the Situation B. Musculoskeletal Injuries C. Broken Bones D. Head and Neck Injuries E. Eye Injuries F. Burns G. Review: Martha has an injury H. Section Summary Section 4: First Aid for Potentially Life Threatening Emergencies A. When to Call 911 B. Poisoning C. Severe Allergic Reactions D. Bleeding E. Diabetes and Low Blood Sugar F. Shock G. Heat Induced Illness and Cold Induced Illness H. Seizures I. Choking J. Loss of Consciousness K. Shortness of Breath: The Most Common Emergency L. Review: Remember Heather M. Section Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributor C. References D. Congratulations

Instructor: Terry Gregoire, RN, BSN, PHN II, NCSN
Terry Gregoire, BSN, RN, NCSN currently works as a Public Health Nurse in the school system. Terry has 3 years Pediatric ICU experience and 8 years hospital experience in adult and pediatric units. She is Board Certified in School Nursing. She enjoys her role as staff health educator and school nurse at Forest Park Elementary and has been a school nurse for 5 years. Terry fills in during the summer months working in Communicable Disease/Immunizations of her Public Health Department. Disclosure: Terry Gregoire, RN, BSN, PHN II, NCSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level General Staff; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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