National Safety Council Standard First Aid Download the flyer: National Safety Council First Aid Training (7 downloads)
Module 1 –
What is first aid; goals of emergency care; legal aspects of first aid; personal protective equipment; moving a victim (alone and with help).
Module 2 –
Finding Out What’s Wrong.
Taking action in an emergency; checking the scene; calling 9-1-1, checking the victim (the ABCs and conducting a physical examination).
Module 3 –
Cardiovascular disease; cardiac arrest; cardiac chain of survival; rescue choking care in an unresponsive adult; recovery position.
Module 4 –
Bleeding and Wound Care. Bleeding control; general wound care (cleaning and dressing wounds);
wound infection; care for specific wounds (impaled objects, amputations, head and face wounds, skull injuries, head wounds without suspected spine injury, blows to the eye, ear injuries, nose bleed, teeth injuries) ; bandaging; internal bleeding.
Module 5 –
Shock. Causes of and recognizing shock; first aid for shock; causes of and recognizing anaphylaxis; first aid for anaphylaxis.
Module 6 –
Burns. Heat burns (first , second , and third degree burns); first aid for heat burns; chemical burns; first aid for chemical burns; first aid for electrical burns and shocks.
Module 7 –
Serious Injuries. Recognizing and first aid for brain injuries; spinal injuries; first aid for spinal injuries including inline stabilization; first aid for various serious injuries (chest injuries, broken ribs, impaled object, sucking chest
wound, closed and open abdominal injuries, pelvic injuries).
Module 8 –
Bone, Joint, and Muscle Injuries. Fractures, dislocations, sprains, muscle injuries (strains, contusions, cramps); first aid for bone, joint and muscle injuries; types of splints and guidelines for splinting; splinting an arm; applying an arm sling and binder, splinting a leg.
Module 9 –
Sudden Illness. Recognizing and first aid for the following sudden illnesses: heart
attack, angina, stroke, respiratory distress, asthma, hyperventilation, seizures, severe abdominal pain, diabetic emergencies, hypothermia, hypoglycemia.
Module 10 –
Poisoning. Recognizing and first aid for the following: swallowed poisons, inhaled poisons, carbon monoxide, poison ivy, oak, and sumak, animal, human, spider and tick bites, bee and wasp stings.
Module 11 –
Cold and Heat Emergencies. Recognizing and first aid for frostbite, hypothermia, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, heatstroke.