Program for the 2019 PDI

Tuesday, January 15th

8:00 AM

Session Title:
CPR Adult, Infant, Child, First Aid and AED Certification Class
Presenters:
Angela Gray,Frank Gonzales
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
Tuesday, January 15th 2019
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
Half Day
Room:
GSB 340
Description:
The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age). Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.
Goals and Target Audience:
The primary purpose of the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac breathing and first aid emergencies. The lessons in this class teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed. The intended audience for this course includes lay responders in the workplace and community.