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CPR-AED & First Aid Training

A Forum for LIFE, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides bilingual health, safety & wellness training courses and workshops with a focus on early childhood and professional development.

Course Syllabus & Duration of Certifications

Standard First Aid
This course provides complete first aid and safety skills, equipping individuals to recognize and provide basic first aid care for injuries and sudden illness. You'll learn how to identify and care for a variety of medical emergencies that include: bleeding wounds, burns, head injuries, shock, musculo-skeletal injuries and other sudden illnesses, as well as how to reduce the risk of disease transmission while providing care. Certificates are valid for two years.

Pediatric & Adult CPR, with A.E.D.
This comprehensive CPR course provides training for use with adult, infant and child victims in a variety of emergency situations. Students will become adept at airway maintenance via recognition of obstruction or other hazards to the airway. You’ll learn how to reduce the risk of injury or death by properly identifying breathing and cardiac emergencies and administering the appropriate CPR & rescue breathing techniques. You’ll also learn when & how to use the emergency medical service (EMS) and how to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. This course is indispensable for all adults and teenagers wh# be called upon to assist others in an emergency. Certificates are valid for two years.

Automated External Defibrillator
The automated external defibrillator (A.E.D.) is a computerized medical device. An A.E.D. can check a person’s heart rhythm. It can recognize a rhythm that requires a shock. The A.E.D. uses voice prompts, lights and text messages to tell the rescuer the steps to take. A.E.D.s are very accurate and easy to use. Anyone can learn to operate an A.E.D. safely. There are many different brands of A.E.D.s, but the same basic steps apply to all of them. The A.H.A does not recommend a specific model. Certificates are valid for two years.

Prevention of Infectious Diseases
Worldwide, workers in health care related fields are at risk of exposure to blood-borne pathogens, such as the HIV virus and hepatitis B virus. Designed to meet the current OSHA training requirements, this program was created for students and employees who have potential for occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials, and contain information on airborne pathogens such as tuberculosis. The Fifth Edition has been revised to comply with the most current guidelines for cardiovascular resuscitation (CPR) and emergency cardiovascular care (ECC). Certificates are valid for one year and approved by the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene. The certificates are valid for two years.

Medication Administration Training
This eight hour course is a skill-based training that provides an overview of medication effects and ways to give both over-the-counter and prescription medications; the handling, storage and safe disposal of medication; permission and instruction requirements; preparation of and administration techniques; asthma; emergency care and special situations including food or environmental allergies, nebulizer treatment, (EpiPen®) and much more. Certificates are valid for three years.

CPR for the Healthcare Professional with A.E.D.
This advanced level of CPR training is for individuals who have a job-related "duty to respond" to emergencies. The course includes an overview of body systems and medical/legal issues. Participants learn how to recognize and provide care in respiratory and cardiac emergencies for adults, children and infants, with special emphasis on two-rescuer CPR and use of the resuscitation mask and bag-valve mask and the Automated External Defibrillator. Techniques for minimizing the risk of disease transmission and for special resuscitation situations are included. Certificates for this program are valid for two years.

Advanced First Aid (R.T.E.)
This course is designed to provide individuals with first aid skills to care for those with life-threatening emergencies. Participants will learn how to give life saving emergency medications to children/patients who have asthma in the form of an inhaler or nebulizer, as well as children/patients who have severe allergic reactions that require epinephrine via an auto injector (EpiPen®). Students learn how to identify and care for severe bleeding, shock, musculo-skeletal injuries, emergency childbirth, how to move patients and much more. Advanced First Aid is designed for individuals who desire a thorough working knowledge of first aid procedures. Upon completion of this course, participants will receive certification valid for three years. Certificates for this program are valid for two years.

A Forum for LIFE, Inc. is a 501 C 3 Corporation with Public Charity status.
A Forum for LIFE, Inc., 216 Wakeman Place, Brooklyn, NY 11220
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