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How to Save a Life: CPR, AED and First Aid

The Disque Foundation via edX

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Overview

This health and safety course will prepare you to perform CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), First Aid, and use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in accordance with the latest guidelines. You will learn how to provide care for simple and complex injuries, respond to common medical problems, perform high quality CPR, basic airway management, and safety and prevention. This course   includes infants, children, and adults. This course uses basic medical terminology that is typically understood and recognized by everyone from laypersons to medical professionals.

The course includes:

  • CPR, AED & First Aid Lectures and Video Presentations
  • CPR, AED & First Aid Knowledge Assessments and Review Questions
  • CPR, AED & First Aid Provider Manual

Who should take this course?

  • Teachers
  • Students
  • Business Professionals
  • Caregivers
  • Medical Assistants

This health and safety course is self-paced. The course is set up in a similar fashion as the provided course manual, starting with the basics, and ending with more advanced and age-specific CPR interventions.

Whether you are applying for certification for the first time, or renewing your current certification, this course prepares you for CPR, AED, and First Aid certification. When you have completed the course, you will be directed to take the certification exam, through National Health Care Provider Solutions.

Taught by

Dr. Karl Disque D.O. RPH

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Chris R
5.0 3 years ago
Chris completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Great revision or introduction to CPR, First Aid, AED use.

Very informative, the on line text was excellent. Entire course took 2 hours. Thank You
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Anonymous
1.0 7 months ago
Anonymous is taking this course right now.
I was unaware that there was an online portion for this course because I had taken it previously in class. I didn't receive the Red Cross link to the online portion and was left unaware that I had to do anything online till I went in class and was kicked out for not having my online training done. They allowed me to reschedule to the next course but charged me again so I am paying almost $400 for course that should cost me less than $200. And when I called to explain the scenario I was basically blamed that I had given the wrong email address, though I definitely did not.
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