MedUltra Learning

CPR, AED, & Basic First Aid

American Safety & Health Institute

CPR, AED, & Basic First Aid Course Description:

The ASHI CPR, AED, and 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 CPR, the use of an AED, and first aid. There are no prerequisites.

To provide flexibility in meeting the needs of students, the ASHI CPR, AED< and Basic First Aid training program has the following certification options:

  • Adult Only-Common to meet workplace compliance
  • Adult and Child-When narrowly specified training is required
  • Adult, Child, and Infant-Broad training for all applications

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. CPR and AED, and Basic First Aid is designed to include a significant amount of hands-on skill practice.

Course Topics:

  • First Aid Provider
  • Protecting Yourself
  • Legal Considerations
  • Calling for Help
  • Emergency Moves
  • Primary Assessment – Unresponsive Person
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Chest Compressions
  • Rescue Breaths
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • Primary Assessment – Responsive Person
  • Caring for Cardiac Arrest
  • Multiple Provider Approach to CPR
  • 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:

  • CPR Feedback Devices
  • High-Performance CPR
  • Administration of Naloxone with Prefilled Syringe
  • Administration of Naloxone with Narcan Nasal Spray
  • Administration of Naloxone with Evzio Auto-Injector
  • Emotional Considerations
  • 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:

CPR, AED, & Basic First Aid (Traditional)

  • Delivery: Traditional/Instructor-Led
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Price: $100 (Includes certification & a face shield key chain)

CPR, AED, & Basic First Aid (Blended)

  • Delivery: Blended Learning/Hybrid
  • Duration of Online Simulation:
  • Duration of In-Person Skills Session: 
  • Price: 
  • *Lesson times are estimates and vary from course to course. Adding “Skills Boosts” will extend the course length

    **The class listed on this page is not for those in a healthcare field. Please check with your employer to ensure that this is the class you need.

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