Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

Pediatric FA/CPR/AED program uses case-based scenarios and interactive lessons to teach child care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.

Intended for those involved in childcare who have a duty to respond to illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Includes child care workers, teachers, foster care workers, camp counselors, youth organizations, and coaches for children’s sports organizations. Ideal for parents, grandparents, babysitters, and guardians. 

 

Choose from two options to complete the course Classroom or Blended Learning.

On-Site training with dedicated professionals to any location your training is needed

Certifications available from the American Heart Association and the American Safety and Health Institute valid for 2 years. Not sure which certification you need, give us a call.

Classroom Only

Approx. 4 hrs. of classroom instruction

The classroom option offers first time and season students the opportunity to experience a traditional interactive class with video, real life footage, additional science and in depth discussion, with hands on practice. This setting also allows more open discussions between students and instructor.

Blended Learning

Online 2 hr. & In person 2 hr.

Blended Learning courses include an online portion that can be completed either at work, home, or wherever students have Internet access, it is designed to teach students cognitive information by implementing - dramatizations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities. The online portion contains required exercises which must be completed before the student can receive a certificate of completion.

After completing the online portion, students will attend a structured, Instructor-led, hands-on session that focuses on meaningful coaching, skills practice, and skills testing. 

Topics

Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive

Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED digital course completion card, valid for two years.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of a rescuer providing first aid to a child or infant

  • Describe the 4 key steps in first aid for children and infants: prevent, protect, assess, and act

  • Remove protective gloves (skill student will demonstrate)

  • Find the problem (skill student will demonstrate)

  • Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, and shock

  • Control bleeding and bandaging (skills student will demonstrate)

  • Use an epinephrine pen (skill student will demonstrate)

  • Recognize elements of common injuries

  • Recognize elements of common illnesses

  • Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury

  • Recognize the legal questions that apply to pediatric first aid rescuers

  • Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival

  • Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival

  • Recognize when someone needs CPR

  • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult*

  • Describe how to perform CPR with help from others

  • Give effective breaths by using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups

  • Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult*

  • Perform high-quality CPR for a child

  • Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child

  • Perform high-quality CPR for an infant

  • Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child

  • Demonstrate how to help a choking infant

  • *Optional modules

Includes

  • Manikin and AED

  • Course E-book

  • Practice breathing barrier

  • Free pocket CPR Keychain

  • Quick reference guide

  • Nitrile gloves, Splints, Bandages, Gauze, Roller Gauze, Tourniquet, Emergency Bandage

  • Epinephrine Trainer

  • Emergency Preparedness Checklist

Download the app for additional American Safety and Health Institute benefits:

  • Digital certification always available when you need it

  • Digital e-book to use as reference

  • HSI Passport APP with all tools to keep you informed and up-to-date with your certification renewals

  • Quarterly online refresher lessons

  • Immediate access to step-by-step instructions to more than 25 emergency care topics you can use when responding to a medical emergency

  • Renewal certification reminder

Contact
Terra Medicus Inc.
Mailing Address:
P.O.Box 114
New York, NY 10276
Office:
40 Exchange Place, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10005
917-983-6611