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ASHI Basic First Aid

What is the ASHI Basic First Aid Course?

Basic First Aid (BFA) is a 2-year certification in a 2-2.5 hour course that will develop a basic knowledge, skills, and confidence when responding to an incident at home, work, or in the public settings.

Recommend combining with CPR and AED

Who Should Take this Course?

Individuals who require or desire elementary first aid knowledge and skills; including emergency response teams in business and industry, school bus drivers, adult residential care personnel, child care workers, teachers, parents, and babysitters. These courses are only scheduled for groups of 10 or more.

Course topics

  • Legal Considerations
  • Recognizing an Emergency
  • Deciding to Help
  • Personal Safety
  • Disease Transmission
  • Universal Precautions
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Primary Assessment
  • Recovery Position
  • Compression-only CPR
  • Secondary Assessment
  • Ongoing Assessment
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Internal Bleeding
  • Managing Shock
  • Amputation
  • Impaled Object
  • Open Chest Injury
  • Open Abdominal Injury
  • Head, Neck, or Back Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
  • Eye Injuries
  • Nosebleed
  • Injured Tooth
  • Burns
  • Stroke
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Seizure
  • Asthma
  • Severe Allergic Reaction
  • Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort In Chest
  • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Poisoning
  • Bites and Stings
  • Heat Emergencies
  • Cold Emergencies
  • Emergency Moves
  • Emotional Considerations

Purchase of a course is NON-REFUNDABLE, but may be rescheduled within 60 days from purchase.