Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED is geared towards anyone 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. Including: childcare workers, teachers, camp counselors, etc. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. This certification is REQUIRED to become a licensed Early Childhood Educator, and is free of charge to you!
In this course, you will learn:
- First aid basics including medical, injury, poison, and environmental emergencies, preventing illnesses and injuries and controlling bleeding & bandaging. Covers topics like using a tourniquet, shock, internal bleeding, burns and electrical injuries, allergic reactions, breathing problems & dehydration, diabetes & low blood sugar, heat-and cold-related emergencies, drowning, amputations, bites and stings, broken bones and sprains. Also covers splinters, nose bleeds, fainting, seizures, and injuries to the head, eyes, neck, spine, mouth, and teeth.
This six hour training is scheduled over two Thursday evenings at MVCS, March 23rd & March 30th, from 6pm-9pm. You must attend both sessions. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to the March 23rd event below (registering for the first class covers your registration for both classes).