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Red Cross First Aid / CPR / AED Participant Manual


The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program is a comprehensive training program designed to help lay responders such as teachers, daycare providers and workplace responders recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The Participant's Manual covers skills that students need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.
  • Incorporates the latest science and meets OSHA guidelines
  • Features accident prevention and emergency preparedness tips
  • Includes skill sheets at the end of certain chapters, for easy reference and review
Topics covered include:
  • Chapter 1: Before Giving Care and Checking an Injured or Ill Person
  • Chapter 2: Cardiac Emergencies and CPR
  • Chapter 3: AED
  • Chapter 4: Breathing Emergencies
  • Chapter 5: Sudden Illness
  • Chapter 6: Environmental Emergencies
  • Chapter 7: Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Chapter 8: Injuries to Muscles, Bones and Joints
  • Chapter 9: Special Situations and Circumstances (includes Emergency Childbirth, Treating Older Adults, Language Barriers, and more)
  • Chapter 10: Asthma
  • Chapter 11: Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
  • Appendix: Injury Prevention and Emergency Preparedness


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