First Aid: Medical Emergencies

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Medical emergencies can occur at any time but may be hidden because of injuries suffered in an accident. Additionally, an accident may trigger a medical emergency such as a heart attack, stroke, or seizure. This training will focus on the signs and symptoms of specific medical emergencies and their treatment. Being trained in first aid could mean the difference between life and death. Note: This training should not be used as the primary basis for any first aid certification. It is intended to provide the learner with knowledge-based training only. This training should be accompanied by a performance-based component provided by a certified first aid instructor. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to describe how to respond appropriately to a medical emergency and recall the signs, symptoms, and first aid treatments for medical emergencies including choking, poisoning, heart attacks, respiratory distress, strokes, seizures, and diabetic shock. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify how to respond appropriately to a medical emergency
  • identify the steps to take in providing first aid treatment for choking
  • identify the correct body and hand positions to use when performing back blows and abdominal thrusts
  • identify the steps to take when providing first aid treatment for poisoning
  • identify the likely route of entry for a chemical in a given workplace situation
  • identify the first aid treatment for heart attacks
  • identify the signs, symptoms, and first aid treatment for respiratory distress
  • identify the signs and symptoms of a stroke
  • identify the signs, symptoms, and first aid treatment for seizures
  • identify the signs, symptoms, and first aid treatment for diabetic coma and insulin shock

IN THIS COURSE

  • Emergency Response
    5m
  • Choking
    8m
  • Poisoning
    6m
  • Heart Attacks
    6m
  • Respiratory Distress
    4m
  • Stroke
    2m
  • Seizures
    2m
  • Diabetic Coma and Insulin Shock
    4m