An overview of basic first aid, including how to react to and handle emergencies. Includes tips on handling the top ten emergencies, including falls, cuts, choking, seizures, burns, and more. While this inservice cannot be used to certify your aides in first aid, it serves as a great safety orientation course.
Discuss why it is essential for you to learn basic first aid and why your goal should be NEVER to have to use it!
Describe six basic steps for handling any emergency.
Recognize the difference between conditions that require basic first aid and those that require emergency medical attention.
Demonstrate basic first aid tips for various situations, including falls, cuts, burns, seizures, and poisoning.
List at least four examples of safety precautions you can take to prevent injuries from ever happening.
Course Length: 1 hour(s)
Audience: Home Health Aide; Hospice Aide; Nurse Assistant - CNA; Personal Care Aide
CE Credit: 1 hour(s)
CE Approval Statement: In the Know is an approved provider of online CNA continuing education in 49 states. (Exception: The state of Delaware provides free continuing education to all Delaware CNAs.)
Disclosures: The authors, planners and reviewers of this educational activity declare no conflicts of interest with this activity. There are no commercial interests or sponsorships related to this educational activity.