By: Institute for Continuing Education

Course Description

Upon completion of this program the student will be able to understand the basic framework of skills required to save a life or prevent further injury.

3 CEUs for NJ Chiropractic & NJ Chiropractic Assistants. Non-credit for all other health professions.

Method of Instruction: Lecture, Skills Assessment
American Heart Association First Aid program

1.First Aid Basics
Rescuer Duties
Deciding to provide first aid
Asking to give first aid
Supplying the first aid kit
Victim and Rescuer Safety
Assessing the scene
Washing hands
Universal precautions
Exposure to blood
Taking off gloves, demonstration of skill
Phoning for Help
When to phone for help
How to phone for help
Determining the problem
After the emergency
Sample First Aid Kit
2. Medical Emergency Topics
Breathing Problems
Choking in a adult
Allergic reactions
Heart attack
Diabetes and low blood sugar
3. Injury Emergencies
Bleeding you can see
Head, Neck , and Spine injuries
Broken Bones and Sprains
Burns and Electrical Injuries
4. Environmental Emergencies
Bites and Stings
Heat-related emergencies
Cold – related emergencies
Poison emergencies
5. Questions and Answers
Skills Summary and Testing, An American Heart Association completion card with be issued within 2 weeks of of class completion

Course Details

  • By:    Institute for Continuing Education
  • Instructor:    AHA Certified Instructor
  • Total CE Hours:    3
  • Course Format:     Live In Person Seminar
  • Course Start:    08/19/2021   01:00pm
  • Course End:    08/19/2021   04:00pm
  • Time Zone:    Eastern
  • Location State:    New Jersey
  • Course Categories:     Chiropractic Assistants, DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • First Aid/CPR  -3 CE Hours