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Within just a few months following completion of a CPR class, your CPR and AED skills can decline significantly--as much as 80%! This online AED and CPR awareness course provides cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED) skills review and practice using realistic scenarios to help you feel confident and ready to respond to a real emergency.
Activities throughout this online AED and CPR Awareness course are designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved on the first attempt.
You will review your knowledge of the following topics:
According to the American Heart Association, approximately 92% of cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital. The human brain can only survive a 4–6 minute period without oxygen, but cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a technique used to slow the process of brain death by restarting the heart and getting a person breathing again. CPR can provide oxygen to the brain and other vital organs of a person who, by every indication, is dead. Used early and correctly, the technique can buy time for the victim until medical attention can be given.
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
This comprehensive online First Aid Awareness course is designed to provide information required to respond appropriately to injuries and medical emergencies.
Each course module provides detailed instructions and demonstrations for administering first aid. This course is appropriate for those with or without prior First Aid training.
This online course is designed to help learners respond appropriately to first aid and emergency situations that may arise at work, home, and around the community.
This course is intended to teach basic first aid only; it is not a substitute for full first aid training and certification or CPR training and certification.
After completing this course, learners will be able to: