Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider
Every 5 years, the Red Cross updates its training programs to conform to the latest scientific research and recommendations of the ECC (Emergency Cardiovascular Care). During the update to the new science recommendations, we use this as an opportunity to refresh and improve our training programs and materials. For more information, click here. The Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Handbook includes all foundational concepts covered in the American Red Cross Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course. Emergency care components covered for adult, child and infant patients include: Performing a scene size-up Completing a primary assessment Giving ventilations with a pocket mask and bag valve mask (BVM) High-quality CPR including one-responder, two responder and multiple-responder situations Use of an AED Caring for an obstructed airway The providers handbook has recently been updated to align with the latest industry-standard treatment recommendations and guidelines: International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR) 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council reviews, statements and advisories.
First Aid/ CPR/AED
The First Aid/CPR/AED Blended Learning Skill Session DVD contains videos from the online portion of the Blended Learning course. Each video should be used in class to review the complete and correct path of action steps to respond to the emergency. The following video segments are included on the DVD: Adult CPR/AED; Adult Choking; Controlling Bleeding; Child CPR/AED; Infant CPR/AED; Child Choking; and Infant Choking. This DVD should be used to teach the following American Red Cross blended learning courses: Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED, Adult First Aid/CPR/AED, Adult CPR/AED, Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED, First Aid, Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED, and Pediatric CPR/AED.