ADVANCE FIRST AID

OVERVIEW:

  • Occupational Safety and Health American Council (OSHAC) develop this training to provide trainers skills and knowledge required for an advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty, the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance
INTENDED AUDIENCE:
    OSHAC designed this qualification for non-EMS responders including government, corporate, industry, lifeguards, security personnel, law enforcement, corrections personnel, and other individuals who are not EMS or healthcare providers, but desire or require certification in Advanced First Aid.
COURSES:

To qualify for this program certificate, students must complete all required courses listed below. There is no time limit to complete the required courses.

      • How to respond to emergencies
      • The EMS system
      • The 3 key principles in First Aid: Check, Call, Care
      • How to treat:
        • Airway Emergencies
        • Breathing & Circulation Emergencies
        • Sudden medical conditions and environmental emergencies
      • First Aid for:
        • Respiratory & Cardiac Arrest
        • Head & Spine Injuries
        • Bone, Muscle & Joint Injuries
        • Wound Care

 

Duration: 5 days

COURSE STANDARD:
  • 10 hours course with flexible scheduling options
  • Includes CPR Level HCP
  • Provides you with a 3-year valid certification recognized in the workplace (you can take a short recertification session every 3 years)
  • Includes AED (Automated External Defibrillation) certification
WHAT IS THE RIGHT CAREER PATH FOR YOU:
  • There are several safety positions with different levels of responsibility in an Occupational Safety and Health career path. Each advancing level typically requires higher levels of experience, education, and knowledge and skills in leadership, business practices, safety and health, and communication and information technology. OSHAC wants to help our students who want to learn about these career opportunities.

PREREQUISITES:

Current, valid professional-level BLS certification (Basic Life Support).? May be incorporated / conducted in conjunction with the AFA program as needed.

ASSESSMENT:

All assessment will be based on the principles of competency-based training and assessment. You will be assessed at the end of the course to show your instructor that you have an appropriate understanding of the procedures necessary to manage a life-threatening situation.
This will consist of:

10 hours self paced workbook completed prior to attending class

Final Theory Assessment (during attendance of training)
Practical Demonstrations (during attendance of training)

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