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You can be an Emergency Responder and, you'll learn to apply the first responder care following the same priorities used by medical professionals!

Anyone of any age may enroll in the Emergency First Response First Aid course.  The course is performance-based, meaning that as long as you can meet each of the stated objectives and complete the necessary skills to the satisfaction of your instructor, you will receive a course completion card.  The course will be completed in one day.

The Eight Skills Learned in Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR)

  • Scene Assessment
  • Barrier Use
  • Primary Assessment
  • Adult CPR (rescue breaths and chest compressions)
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking Adult
  • Serious Bleeding Management
  • Shock Management
  • Spinal Injury Management
  • Recommended Skill - Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use
  • Recommended Skill - Emergency Oxygen Use Orientation

The Four Skills Learned in Emergency First Response Secondary Care (First Aid)

  • Injury Assessment (cuts, scrapes and bruises; chest wounds; head, eye and dental wounds; burns; dislocations and fractures; temperature-related problems - hypothermia, frostbite, heat exhaustion and heat stroke; electrical wounds)
  • Illness Assessment (heart attack; heart disease or diabetes; meningitis; stroke; asthma; seizures; febrile convulsions; allergic reactions; poisoning, venomous bites and stings;
  • Bandaging
  • Splinting for Dislocations and Fractures

It's a good idea to take a refresher program at least every 24 months to keep your skills and completion card current.

For further information, or to book a course, please contact the school directly (info [AT] guthrieaviation [DOT] com).