DAN Basic Life Support

Basic Life Support: CPR & First Aid

Why Take This Course

The American Heart Association states that cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provided by a bystander immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival. Brain death starts to occur four to six minutes after someone experiences cardiac arrest if no CPR and defibrillation occurs during that time. This course helps prepare you to handle cardiovascular events and other life-threatening incidents. Meets ILCOR/AHA 2010 Guidelines.

What You Will Learn

You learn how to perform CPR, use an automated external defibrillator (AED), and become familiar with the signs and symptoms associated with heart attacks and respiratory arrest. Managing shock and controlling external bleeding are other skills covered that can help save lives.

You will learn about:
Primary & Secondary Assessments
Signs & symptoms of common medical emergencies
* Stroke Assessment

You will develop the following skills:
Initial and secondary assessments
Recovery position technique
CPR techniques
Automated external defibrillator (AED) use
Obstructed airway management
Control of external bleeding
Bandaging, wound management and splinting
Shock management

Cost

$125, includes materials