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.
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.
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.
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
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
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
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.
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