Community First Aid and Safety includes First Aid Basics, Adult CPR, and Infant and Child CPR. The course components can be taken individually or in any combination.
First Aid for Children Today (F.A.C.T.) The F.A.C.T. Critter Clan Family of multicultural animal characters leads children on a path of discovery. Kids ages 5-8 learn about about ways to be aware of dangers, how to prevent them, and how to respond to them if necessary.
Basic Aid Training (B.A.T.) introduces 8-12 year-olds to the emergency action steps, check, call, care and to first aid procedures. An activity book with puzzles and games teaches children how to prevent injuries and what to do in an emergency.
Pet First Aid is a handy reference guide for cat and dog emergencies. Created by the American Red Cross and The Humane Society of the United States, Pet First Aid provides assistance to people whose pets are ill or injured.
First Aid - Responding to Emergencies is available through many local colleges and universities. The course uses lecture, discussion and simulated emergency situations to deliver information on recognizing and caring for many different types of emergencies.
teaches coaches how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to sports-related
injuries and emergencies. Suitable for coaches working with any level of athletics
from children to adults.
Choose one of our core courses, Workplace Training: Standard First Aid or Adult CPR/Automated External Defibrillation (AED). Then add a supplemental module such as Ergonomics; Slips, Trips, and Falls; Back Injury Prevention; or Workplace Violence Awareness. Contact the chapter at 806-376-6309 for more information.
Red Cross Disaster
Services provides the following online resources for your business:
Preparing Your Business for the Unthinkable
The Emergency Management Guide for Business and Industry
Plus, Community Disaster Education Materials, including information about family disaster planning, are also available.
Workplace Training: Standard First Aid (5 1/2 hours)
Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. Standard First Aid is also available in a 6 1/2 hour course with AED training included.
CPR/AED (4 1/2 hours)
Hands on skills-training for adult CPR and AED prepares participants to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies.
CPR (3 3/4 hours)
Learn how to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults.
and Child CPR (5
Designed for childcare providers, teachers, parents and others who care for children, this course teaches how to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies and how to use the EMS system effectively. Participants take home a refresher skills card as well as information about preventing injuries. This course applies to infants and children up to 8 years. Infant CPR is also available separately as a 3 1/2 hour course that applies to infants up to 12 months; Child CPR (4 hours) is available separately and applies to children age 1 to 8 years.
Essentials (2 hours)
Individuals currently certified in Adult CPR learn how to safely use an AED to provide care for victims of sudden cardiac arrest.
(1 hour each)
Focusing on common causes of worksite injuries and key health risks, these one-hour awareness-level modules highlight risks and promote prevention. Self-assessments help employees recognize risky habits. Demonstrations and lively discussions reinforce practical prevention tips. Modules include: Ergonomics; Slips, Trips and Falls; Back Injury Prevention; Workplace Violence Awareness; Managing Stress; and Your Heart Matters.
A training module for employers and employees who, while on the job, may be exposed to blood or other body fluids that could cause infection. Employers can offer this program as part of their compliance with OSHA regulations. Available in English and Spanish.
Laypersons can learn when and how to use supplemental oxygen and breathing devices. Professional rescuers also learn advanced skills in airway management.
Aid--When Help Is Delayed
This first aid course helps people prepare for and respond to an emergency where an EMS response could take 30 minutes or more.