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You never know when you'll find yourself in an accident or emergency health situation. When your action or inaction can mean the difference between life or death, it's important to always be prepared. Learn the basics of first aid and CPR in this online training course.

In CPR and First Aid, you’ll learn practical tips and techniques used by the experts. In five modules, this course covers first aid basics such as treating wounds or someone in shock, as well as the science behind CPR and how to successfully perform it.

While this course will not provide you with a formal qualification to practice professionally, it is a great starting point. Get the tools and training you need to handle emergency situations today.

    Requirements

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lessons

    Module 1: Introduction And History

    • History of First Aid
    • How First Aid has evolved
    • History of CPR
    • Success Rates

    Module 2: First Aid Basics

    • Cleansing and treating wounds
    • Creating a splint
    • Creating a tourniquet
    • Treating someone in shock
    • Administering injections

    Module 3: The Science Of CPR

    • Situations of need
    • Physiology of CPR
    • Making the decision

    Module 4: Preparing For CPR

    • Evaluate the situation
    • Check for responsiveness
    • Call for help
    • Survey the area for helpful tools

    Module 5: Performing CPR

    • Head tilt, chin lift
    • Clearing the airway
    • Giving compressions
    • Rescue breathing
    • Using an AED

    Career

    Who is this course for?

    • Group leaders, employers, sports coaches, and teachers who need to handle accidents to prevent a medical situation from getting worse
    • Parents who want to confidently help their children when they cut themselves or fall due to their playful nature
    • Responsible adults who understand the importance of acting on life-saving injuries fast before the emergency services arrive

    Career path

    This first aid course is not a formal qualification to practice professionally. However, it could spark an interest in a healthcare career, such as studying further to be a first responder, registered nurse, or caregiver.

    Certification

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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    About

    You never know when you'll find yourself in an accident or emergency health situation. When your action or inaction can mean the difference between life or death, it's important to always be prepared. Learn the basics of first aid and CPR in this online training course.

    In CPR and First Aid, you’ll learn practical tips and techniques used by the experts. In five modules, this course covers first aid basics such as treating wounds or someone in shock, as well as the science behind CPR and how to successfully perform it.

    While this course will not provide you with a formal qualification to practice professionally, it is a great starting point. Get the tools and training you need to handle emergency situations today.

      Requirements

      International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

      Lessons

      Module 1: Introduction And History

      • History of First Aid
      • How First Aid has evolved
      • History of CPR
      • Success Rates

      Module 2: First Aid Basics

      • Cleansing and treating wounds
      • Creating a splint
      • Creating a tourniquet
      • Treating someone in shock
      • Administering injections

      Module 3: The Science Of CPR

      • Situations of need
      • Physiology of CPR
      • Making the decision

      Module 4: Preparing For CPR

      • Evaluate the situation
      • Check for responsiveness
      • Call for help
      • Survey the area for helpful tools

      Module 5: Performing CPR

      • Head tilt, chin lift
      • Clearing the airway
      • Giving compressions
      • Rescue breathing
      • Using an AED

      Career

      Who is this course for?

      • Group leaders, employers, sports coaches, and teachers who need to handle accidents to prevent a medical situation from getting worse
      • Parents who want to confidently help their children when they cut themselves or fall due to their playful nature
      • Responsible adults who understand the importance of acting on life-saving injuries fast before the emergency services arrive

      Career path

      This first aid course is not a formal qualification to practice professionally. However, it could spark an interest in a healthcare career, such as studying further to be a first responder, registered nurse, or caregiver.

      Certification

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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      14694 Students

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      Guarantee

      highlight

      Accredited

      highlight

      Accredited