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Basic First Aid

American Safety & Health Institute Basic First Aid

Basic First Aid Course Description:

The ASHI Basic First Aid training program is intended for individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire or are required to be certified in basic emergency medical care. There are no class prerequisites. 

The goal of this training program is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to respond in a medical emergency. Founded in basic principles of instructional design and learning theory, ASHI promotes a “toolbox” approach to learning. This approach gives instructors flexibility in both presentation strategies and materials in order to reach students with widely varying abilities in the countless instructional settings that exist in the real world.

Course Topics:

  • First Aid Provider
  • Protecting Yourself
  • Legal Considerations
  • Calling for Help
  • Emergency Moves
  • Primary Assessment – Unresponsive Person
  • Primary Assessment – Responsive Person
  • Choking
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Head, Neck, or Back Injury
  • Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
  • Burns
  • Minor Injuries
  • Altered Mental Status
  • Difficulty Breathing/Shortness of Breath
  • Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort in the Chest
  • Poisoning
  • Heat Emergencies
  • Cold Emergencies

Supplemental Topics:

  • Secondary Assessment
  • Using a Hemostatic Dressing
  • Amputation
  • Impaled Objects
  • Open Chest Injury
  • Open Abdominal Injury
  • Splinting
  • Using a Malleable Splint
  • Use a Gel-Soaked Burn Dressing
  • Using an EpiPen Auto-Injector
  • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Stinging Insects
  • Snakebites
  • Spider Bites
  • Tick Bites
  • Marine Animal Stings
  • Animal & Human Bites
  • Emotional Considerations

The two delivery methods for the curriculum are listed below:

Basic First Aid (Traditional)

  • Delivery: Traditional/Instructor-Led
  • Duration: 2.75 hours
  • Price: $80 (Includes certification & a face shield key chain)

Basic First Aid (Blended)

  • Delivery: Blended Learning/Hybrid
  • Duration of Online Simulation:
  • Duration of In-Person Skills Session: 
  • Price: 
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