The First Aid, CPR and AED training program provided by Safety Compliance Services (SCS) is a module of the National Safety Council (NSC) www.nsc.org The program is OSHA 29 CFR 1910.151 compliant and is taught by an experienced instructor familiar with workplace emergency response procedures. It is a nationally recognized/certifying curriculum consistent with the latest CPR and ECC guidelines.
Student receive a workbook, course DVD and first aid “quick reference guide” and upon completion, nationally recognized certification cards. This is an adult focused course with only the choking segment including children and infants. Most importantly, they receive personal attention, immediate feedback and coaching during skills practice and lectures with the goal of self confidence in mind.
All SCS instructional staff are current or retired public safety personnel (fire or police) with substantial real world experience.
Student will learn about real world examples of first responders just like them who acted in emergencies making correct care decisions and ensuring their own safety and well being in the process.
Strictly speaking, the curriculum is as follows:
Acting in an emergency (is it safe to act-scene assessment-and what do I do now?)
- Preventing disease transmission (blood borne pathogen awareness and protective equipment use)
- Checking the victim (Circulation, Airway, Breathing)
- Basic Life Support (CPR and AED)
- Recovery position (when and why used)
- Choking (responsive and unresponsive, adult and child)
- Heart Attack and Chest Pain (what to do and how signs and symptoms may differ between men and women)
- Bleeding and Wound Care (acting definitely from minor cuts to severe trauma)
- Shock (types and actions to take)
- Burns (types and actions to take
- Serious Injuries (head, neck, spine and chest injuries)
- Bone, joint and Muscle Injuries (sprains, strains and fracture care)
- Sudden Illness (asthma, stroke, diabetes, fainting, seizures)
- Allergic Reactions (recognition and treatment)
- Poisoning (responsive and unresponsive-do I call poison control, 911 or both?)
- Cold and Heat Emergencies (environmental hazards and prevention/treatment)
- Moving Victims (when absolutely necessary, how to do it safely)