Sunday, March 11, 2007

MEDIC FIRST AID -- BasicPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Adults (V6.0)


BasicPlus is an adult CPR, AED, and first aid training program designed specifically for the occupational first aid provider. This extremely flexible program will help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work.

MEDIC FIRST AID BasicPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Adults Program Description

Intended Audience
Workplace first aid providers

Class Configurations
Max Student Instructor Ratio: 12:1
Max Student to Manikin Ratio: 6:1
Max Student to AED Training Device Ratio: 6:1
Max Class Size: 24 (with 2 Instructors)

Instructor Materials
Basic Training Programs Video or DVD
Basic Training Programs Instructor Guide

Student Materials
BasicPlus Student Pack, including:

Student Guide
Wallet Skill Guide
Successful Completion Card

Hands-on Skill Practice
Students will practice essential skills in small group practices and can also apply those skills in optional scenario-based practices.

Recognized Completion Period
Up to 2 years

Evaluation Method
Students are evaluated through Instructor observation of the reasonable performance of skills. Performance and written evaluations are available and optional for use.

Recommended Time to Complete
Initial Training: 5 to 6 hours

Retraining time depends on the experience and training history of the students. It is typically shorter than initial training.

MEDIC FIRST AID BasicPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Adults

Course Segments

Emergency First Aid Care
Recognizing an Emergency
Deciding to Help
Personal Safety
Using Barriers
Assessing for Response
Mechanism for Spinal Injury
Activating Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Basic Life-Supporting Skills
Airway – Head-Tilt, Chin-Lift
Clearing the Airway – Log Roll
Protecting the Airway – Recovery Position
Breathing – Ventilations Mask/Shield
Circulation – Chest Compressions
Initial Assessment
Unresponsive Patient
CPR for Cardiac Arrest
Sudden Cardiac Arrest – Using an AED
Bare, Prepare, and Place Pads
Basic AED Operation
Troubleshooting Messages
Other AED Considerations
Control of Bleeding
Managing Shock
Ongoing Assessment
Warning Signs of Serious Illness
Altered Level of Responsiveness
Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort in Chest
Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath
Severe Abdominal Pain
Mechanism for Significant Injury
Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
Specific First Aid Problems
Moving Patients
Emotional Impact of Providing First Aid Care
Preventing Disease Transmission
First Aid and the Law

Please email if you are interested or want additional information.

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