ASHI - Basic First Aid Course

On 30/May/2017 / In First Aid, CPR and AED Courses

The American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Basic First Aid was created to help students develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond. 
 
The program is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2015 AHA and ARC guidelines update for first aid.
 
Intended for individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire or are required to be certified in basic emergency medical care
 
Recognized certification period: Up to 2 years 
Successful completion (certification) 
• Written evaluation
• Performance evaluation: All students must perform required skills competently without assistance. 
 
Class Topics
 • First Aid 
• Recognizing an Emergency 
• Deciding to Help 
• Personal Safety 
• Infectious Bloodborne Diseases 
• Standard Precautions 
• Personal Protective Equipment 
• Consent 
• Implied Consent 
• Abandonment 
• Good Samaritan Laws 
• Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 
• Emergency Action Plans 
• Poison Help Line 
• Emergency Moves 
• Primary Assessment 
• Recovery Position 
• Compression-only CPR 
• Choking 
• Secondary Assessment* 
• Control of Bleeding 
• Tourniquets 
• Hemostatic Dressings 
• Using a Tourniquet* 
• Using a Hemostatic Dressing* 
• Internal Bleeding 
• Shock
• Amputation* 
• Impaled Objects* 
• Open Chest Injury* 
• Open Abdominal Injury* 
• Spinal Injury 
• Brain Injury 
• Concussion 
• Manual Spinal Motion Restriction 
• Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb 
• Splinting* 
• Using a Malleable Splint* 
• Nosebleed 
• Injured Tooth 
• Thermal Burns 
• Electrical Burns 
• Chemical Burns 
• Using a Gel-Soaked Burn Dressing* 
• Fainting 
• Stroke 
• Hypoglycemia 
• Seizure 
• Breathing Difficulty
• Asthma and Inhalers 
• Severe Allergic Reaction 
• Using an EpiPen Auto-Injector* 
• Using an Epinephrine Auto-Injector* 
• Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort In Chest
• Severe Abdominal Pain* 
• Ingested Poisoning 
• Inhaled Poisoning 
• Bites and Stings* 
• Stinging Insects* 
• Snakebites*
• Spider Bites* 
• Tick Bites* 
• Marine Animal Stings* 
• Animal and Human Bites* 
• Heat Exhaustion 
• Heat Stroke 
• Hypothemia 
• Frostbite 
• Emotional Considerations* 
 
*Supplemental Topics

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