Today’s professional responders encounter many challenges such as natural and man-made disasters and infectious diseases. Responders may require increased training to effectively handle these emergencies. This in-depth course focuses on immediate life-threatening situations, and demonstrates how to respond quickly and effectively. As importantly, it provides real-world perspectives on how frequently these situations occur to help provide context and retain knowledge. This NSC course meets Center for Disease Control, OSHA and National Fire Protection Agency guidelines.
Participants will learn:
The professional rescuer’s role in medical emergencies; How to assess a victim’s condition; Basic life support, including rescue breathing, cardiac emergencies and CPR airway obstruction; How to properly and effectively use an automated external defribrillation (AED)
Who will benefit: Health care providers, Emergency response teams, EMS professionals, firefighters, police and paramedicsLifeguards, athletic trainers and medical assistants, and individuals requiring certification.
Note: Respirator Fit Testing may be provided during these sessions for individuals who are medically cleared and clean-shaven in the area of the facepiece seal. If you would like to be fit tested in this class, you must bring your own respirator. Smoking/Eating/Drinking is prohibited 30 minutes prior to the actual fit tests.
Venue: Mechanicsburg, PA