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Red Cross First Responder

Content:
Part 1: Preparing to Respond

The responder
The emergency scene
Preventing disease transmission

Part 2: Establishing Priorities of Care

Anatomy and physiology
Assessment
Respiratory emergencies
Airway and ventilation
Circulatory emergencies
Bleeding
Shock

Part 3: Traumatic Injuries

Soft tissue injuries
Musculoskeletal injuries
Head and spine injuries
Chest, abdominal, and pelvic injuries

Part 4: Medical Emergencies

Sudden illnesses
Poisoning
Heat- and cold-related emergencies

Part 5: Special Populations and Situations

Special populations and crisis intervention
Childbirth
Reaching and moving people
Multiple casualty incidents
Transportation


Objectives:
Learn techniques for sustaining life, preventing further injuries, and treating injuries until medical personal arrives.
Outline:
Pre-hospital care and CPR skills for professional first responders or those wanting to become first responders. Course teaches techniques for sustaining life, preventing further injuries, and caring for illnesses and injuries until the next level of medical personnel arrives. Includes CPR level HCP and AED.
Materials:
Red Cross Emergency Care text Red Cross Emergency Care Workbook
Certification:
3-year certification in First Responder, CPR Level HCP, and AED
Length:
40 hours; includes CPR Level HCP
Prerequisites:
CPR Level C
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