CPR & First Aid

CPR & First Aid

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201 E Main St

201 East Main Street Suite 600

El Paso, TX 79901

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Taking CPR & First Aid Certification Course today can save someone's life tomorrow. OPEN TO EHN EMPLOYEES ONLY*

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Agenda

The purpose of the courses in the First Aid/CPR/AED program is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.

Learning Objectives

CPR/AED:

  • Recognize the signals of a cardiac emergency.
  • Identify the links in the Cardiac Chain of Survival.
  • Describe how to care for a heart attack.
  • List the causes of cardiac arrest.
  • Explain the role of CPR in cardiac arrest.
  • Demonstrate how to perform CPR.
  • Recognize the signals of a breathing emergency.
  • Demonstrate how to care for a person who is choking.
  • Explain what defibrillation is.
  • Explain how defibrillation works.
  • Identify precautions to take when using an AED on a person in sudden cardiac arrest.
  • Demonstrate how to use an AED.

First Aid:

  • Identify the signals of common sudden illnesses.
  • Describe how to care for common sudden illnesses.
  • Describe how to care for someone who is having a seizure.
  • Identify the signals of heat-related illnesses and cold-related emergencies.
  • Describe how to care for heat-related illnesses and cold-related emergencies.
  • Explain how to care for head, neck and spinal injuries.
  • Identify signals of various soft tissue and musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Describe how to care for various soft tissue and musculoskeletal injuries.
  • Explain how to care for muscle, bone or joint injuries.
  • Demonstrate how to control external bleeding.
  • Identify signals of head, neck and spinal injuries

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