PLEASE NOTE THAT APRIL AND MAY CLASSES CAN BE DONE ONLINE
Safety, prevention and care for adults. Each student will take part in the online class and schedule a SKILLS ASSESSMENT with an instructor with SOCIAL DISTANCING to prevent the spread of disease. All mannequins and room fixtures will be sanitized with alcohol. Hand washing will be mandatory prior to entering the classroom and protective gloves will be worn at all times. Maximum group size will be 5 plus one instructor.
Safety prevention and care for children and adults. Safety, prevention and care for adults. Each student will take part in the online class and schedule a SKILLS ASSESSMENT with an instructor with SOCIAL DISTANCING to prevent the spread of disease. All mannequins and room fixtures will be sanitized with alcohol. Hand washing will be mandatory prior to entering the classroom and protective gloves will be worn at all times. Maximum group size will be 5 plus one instructor.
Train to use the Automated External Defibrillator which is the highest standard in CPR.
Classes for those who want to become health instructors. A three day workshop which covers First Aid, CPR, AED, Teaching Methods, Handling of Situations in the Classroom Environment, Questions and Answers regarding the functioning of the human body and protecting and improving the function of vital organs at the onset of injury or illness. Sections to be covered include: Heart and Blood Flow -Resuscitation, Lungs -Respiration, Assessing the Scene and the Patient, Quick Clear Responses and Communication to First Responders, Neck and Back Injuries, Wound Care, Bones and Joints, Muscle Tears, Choking, Shock, Hypothermia, Diabetes, Allergies and Poisons and Poison Control Centers.
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First Aid and CPR/AED Instructor Development Course
Member: $450 Non-Member: $550
Register: Click here or call 1-800-427-2365
National Safety Council’s course is perfect for organizations that regularly train people in First Aid, CPR and/or AED and are looking for the most current and effective training program available. The courses are your tool for training employees or the general public on the latest skills, techniques and expertise in life-saving procedures.
This dynamic 3-day course is divided into two parts. In the first part, candidates will participate as students in the actual First Aid, CPR and AED courses they will be teaching. In the second part, candidates learn effective training methods and try their hands at evaluating CPR skill performances, AED presentations and skill demonstrations. Upon successful completion you will obtain official certification to teach these emergency care courses.
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The job of protecting kids most often falls to parents and caregivers, and it is up to them to familiarize themselves with safety risks in and around their homes and communities. Once you know the risks, you can take steps to plan for safety.
A teen’s biggest safety threat is sitting in the driveway. Half of all teens will be in a car crash before graduating from high school. Teen drivers who continue to practice with their parents increase their chances of avoiding a crash.
Many are aware of the importance of safety around pools and at the beach. Parents also need to supervise their children near bathtubs. Most drowning or near-drowning incidents happen when a child falls into a pool or is left alone in the bathtub. Distractions make for tragedies, and the younger the child, the greater the risk.
Playgrounds are a place for fun and a place for skinned knees. Nearly 80% of playground injuries are caused by falls. Parents can take the hurt out of the equation by familiarizing themselves with safety risks and watching for potential hazards.
Every three minutes, a child in the U.S. is treated for a sports-related concussion. Learn how to identify concussion symptoms and steps to keep kids safer on the playing field.
Learn the highest risk areas for unintentional injury and death in and around your home. Take steps to “childproof” your home and be sure to extend your efforts beyond toddlers. Develop a home safety plan, and practice different ways to get out of your home. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Teething, Swallowing and Choking
Young children have a tendency to put things in their mouths. Every parent knows this, but parents don't always recognize the hidden dangers lurking inside seemingly harmless items, such as remote control devices and keyless remote door openers for vehicles. Button batteries if swallowed can cause serious injury or death.
More than 3,000 children are injured seriously enough in falls out of windows to require medical attention every year. One child dies every month from window cord strangulation. Learn about risks children face around windows, and also how windows are vital to survival as emergency escape routes.
Millions of kids are exposed to high levels of lead every day. Children under the age of 6 are especially vulnerable because their growing bodies absorb more lead than adults and their brains and nervous systems are more sensitive to the damaging effects of lead. Learn what you can do to prevent lead poisoning.
Dangerous poisons are lurking in your medicine cabinet. Prescription and over-the-counter medications can be deadly, especially for children. Store medicine up and away from small children. Talk with older kids about the danger of using medications in unintended ways.