The American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR / AED course teaches how to recognize and treat sudden illness and injury in children and infants. Participants learn how to provide CPR and to use an Automated External Defibrillator.
Course Topics Include:
• Describe the 4 key steps in first aid for children and infants: prevent, protect, assess, and act
• Medical emergencies including allergic reactions, asthma attacks, seizures, and diabetes
• Injury management including bites and stings, bleeding control, and splinting
• Environmental emergencies such as heat stroke and hypothermia
• Relief of choking
• CPR / AED for adults, children, and infants
• State of Connecticut required Supplementary Materials
This course is intended for individuals responsible for the care of children and infants – particularly childcare providers, babysitters, camp counselors, and parents. This course is also appropriate for members of the community who want to be prepared in the event of a cardiac arrest or serious life threatening injury.
**This course meets Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) requirements for licensed childcare providers.**
**The American Heart Association requires you to have a current copy of the student manual for this course. The student manual is included in the cost of the class and will be distributed upon arrival on your training date.**