The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED class offered by the American Heart Association is specifically designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond effectively during pediatric emergencies. This comprehensive course covers first aid techniques, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) specifically for infants and children.
During the Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED class, participants will learn:
1. Pediatric First Aid Skills:
– Recognizing and responding to common pediatric medical emergencies such as choking, allergic reactions, burns, fractures, bleeding, seizures, and more.
– Techniques for controlling bleeding, bandaging wounds appropriately for children of different ages.
– Proper administration of medications like epinephrine auto-injectors.
2. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR):
– Proper techniques for performing high-quality chest compressions on infants and children.
– Integration of chest compressions with rescue breaths appropriate for infants and children.
– Use of barrier devices during rescue breathing.
3. Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Usage:
– Understanding how to operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) specifically designed for infants and children.
– Recognizing when defibrillation is necessary in pediatric cases.
– Safety precautions while using a pediatric AED.
Who Should Take a Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Class?
The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED class is suitable for individuals who work or interact with infants or children in various settings such as:
1. Childcare providers
5. Camp counselors
6. Foster parents
7. Parents or family members
Additionally, anyone interested in learning specific life-saving skills tailored towards pediatric emergencies can benefit from taking this course.
To sign up for a Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED class or inquire about the schedule at Life Line CPR Training – an authorized training site for the American Heart Association – please contact us at (424) 265-0563 or visit our website at www.learncprforyou.com. On our website, you can find information about class schedules, locations, and other courses we offer.
Don’t miss the opportunity to gain the essential skills needed to respond confidently during pediatric emergencies. Call us or visit our website today to sign up for a Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED class!
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