You wonder what to do in case of an emergency to help a person in need before the arrival of medical support? Then this program is for you. It is also a prerequisite for IKO instructor assistants and instructors level 1, and is recommended for all instructors and coaches.
The instructional system provides an effective and easy-to-use learning process. Reinforced by video and case scenarios, the program will help you build your skills and confidence by alternatively listening, watching and practicing with other trainees and on a CPR training manikin.
An excellent quality manual is provided with a wallet skill guide.
Entry level: None needed. Anyone can follow this course, with a minimum age of 12.
Contents of the MEDIC FIRST AID Basic Program: theoretical and practical first aid courses including all necessary techniques as well as Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. Basic AED training available on request.
How long does the course take? 1 day (up to 6.5 hours including breaks, depending on class size).
Evaluation: after completing a multiple choice questionnaire and demonstrating your skill according to your reactions to a simulated situation, you will receive the IKO/MFA certificate of recognition, the MFA basic manual and a first aid provider card.
MEDIC FIRST AID Basic CPR and First Aid for Adults is a CPR and first aid training program designed specifically for the occupational first aid provider. This extremely flexible program will help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work.
MEDIC FIRST AID Basic CPR and First Aid for Adults Program Description
Workplace first aid providers
Max Student Instructor Ratio: 12:1
Max Student to Manikin Ratio: 6:1
Max Class Size: 24 (with 2 Instructors)
Basic Training Programs Video or DVD
Basic Training Programs Instructor Guide
Student Materials: Basic Student Pack, including:
Wallet Skill Guide
Successful Completion Card
Hands-on Skill Practice: Students will practice essential skills in small group practices and can also apply those skills in optional scenario-based practices.
Recognized Completion Period: Up to 2 years
Students are evaluated through Instructor observation of the reasonable performance of skills. Performance and written evaluations are available and optional for use.
Recommended Time to Complete:
Initial Training: 4 to 5 hours
Retraining time depends on the experience and training history of the students.
It is typically shorter than initial training.
Emergency First Aid Care
Recognizing an Emergency
Deciding to Help
Assessing for Response
Mechanism for Spinal Injury
Activating Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Basic Life-Supporting Skills
Airway – Head-Tilt, Chin-Lift
Clearing the Airway – Log Roll
Protecting the Airway – Recovery Position
Breathing – Ventilations Mask/Shield
Circulation – Chest Compressions
CPR for Cardiac Arrest
Sudden Cardiac Arrest – Using an AED
Control of Bleeding
Warning Signs of Serious Illness
Altered Level of Responsiveness
Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort in Chest
Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath
Severe Abdominal Pain
Mechanism for Significant Injury
Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
Specific First Aid Problems
Emotional Impact of Providing First Aid Care
MEDIC FIRST AID is a worldwide leader in CPR/first aid and emergency care training programs for business, industry, and the public, having certified an international network of over 80,000 instructors who have trained more than nine million first aid providers over the past 25 years. The MEDIC FIRST AID instructional system provides an effective and easy-to-use learning process for both instructors and students. Embedded instructional tools such as integrated video presentations, instructor demonstrations, and student-led instruction within small group practices maximize student learning. MEDIC FIRST AID Training Programs emphasize a low-stress evaluation process by focusing on a reasonable level of physical performance instead of written coursework or testing.