Monthly Archive: November 2017

Automated External Defibrillation

AED’s or automated external defibrillators are sophisticated machines designed to deliver electric shocks to patients in cardiac arrest. The heart’s pumping action is controlled by electrical activity. When this electrical activity is disorganized, the...

Scene Size-up

When does scene size-up begin-when you arrive at the incident scene, when you get the call to respond to the incident, or when preplanning your response area? Regardless of when you think size-up begins,...

Principles of First Aid

First aid is the immediate care of an injured or suddenly sick person. It is the care a person applies as soon as possible after an accident or sudden illness. This prompt care and...

Fire in the Home (Premium)

Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material in the chemical process of combustion. The three ingredients necessary for a fire to burn is a fuel source, oxygen, and ignition or heat. In the...

First Aid Level 3

Ethics and Legal Issues in First Aid Examining a Patient (mild to moderate injuries) Breathlessness Fits & Seizures Fractures Crush Injuries Water Accidents Abdominal and Pelvic Injuries Bacterial and Viral Skin Reactions Emergency Childbirth...

First Aid level 2

Basic Anatomy and Physiology Examining A Patient Soft Tissue and Joint Injuries Abdominal and Pelvic Injuries Thoracic Trauma Foreign Objects Eye Injuries Environmental Injuries Venomous Bites and Stings Poisoning   Book your course now!

First Aid Level 1

Principles of First Aid. Scene Size-up. CPR and AED use. Examining the patient. Bleeding and wounds. Fractures. Head and Spine Injuries. Airway Obstruction. Unconscious Patient. Shock. Book your course now!

First Aid and Toddlers (Premium)

Do I really need First Aid Training? The resounding answer would be YES. Parents with toddlers have many examples of how their little ones have the habit of sticking all kinds of small items,...

Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke (Premium)

Symptom of a Stroke Strokes happen when blood flow to the brain is impeded. The brain loses oxygen and nutrients causing the brain to start dying at that point. Common symptoms are numbness in...

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