The American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Advanced First Aid is designed for the person who needs or desires more first aid training than basic first aid, but not to the level of emergency medical response. Perfect for corporate emergency response teams, this 17-21 hour course presents many of the most common illnesses and injuries responders are likely to encounter.
This course is designed for non-EMS responders and individuals who are not EMS or healthcare providers, but desire or require certification in advanced first aid.
REQUIRED FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION (CERTIFICATION)
WRITTEN EVALUATION: Required
SKILLS EVALUATION: Students must perform required skills competently without assistance. Successful completion is based on achievement of the core learning objectives rather than a prescribed instruction time
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Introduction to EMS Systems and the Role of the First Responder
Chapter 2 - Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care
Chapter 3 - The Wellness and Safety of the First Responder
Chapter 4 - Introduction to Anatomy
Chapter 5 - Principles of Lifting, Moving, and Positioning Ill or Injured People
Chapter 6 - Airway Management and Rescue Breathing
Chapter 7 - Principles of Assessment
Chapter 8 - Caring for Medical Emergencies
Chapter 9 - Caring for Soft-Tissue Injuries and Shock
Chapter 10 - Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries
Chapter 11 - Caring for Injuries to the Head and Spine
Chapter 12 - Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Principles of Triage
Chapter 13 - Childbirth
Appendix 1 - Blood Pressure Monitoring
Appendix 2 - Airway Adjuncts, Suctioning, and Oxygen Therapy
Appendix 3 - Responding to a Terrorist Threat
Appendix 4 - Skill Sheets
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