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ADVANCED
FIRST AID
Course Topics
- Introduction to the EMS System and the Role of the Emergency         Responder
- Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care
- The Wellness and Safety of the First Responder
- Introduction to Anatomy
- Principles of Lifting, Moving and Positioning
- Airway Management and and Rescue Breathing
- Principles of Assessment
- Caring for Medical Emergencies
- Caring for Soft Tissue Injuries and Shock
- Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries
- Caring for Injuries to the Head and Spine
- Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Principles of Triage
- Childbirth

Optional Course Topics
- Blood Pressure Monitoring
- Airway Aduncts, Suctioning, and Oxygen Therapy
- Weapons of Mass Destruction and the Terrorist Threat
American Safety & Health Institute's
Advanced First Aid program is designed for non-EMS
responders including governmemt, corporate, industry,
lifeguards, security personnel, law enforcement, corrections personnel and other individuals who are not EMS or healthcare providers but desire or require certification in Advanced First Aid.
Participant pre-requisites
Current, valid professional-level BLS certification (CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer-may be incorporated/conducted in conjunction with the AFA program as needed.)
Successful completion (certification)
- Written Exam: Required
- Performance Evaluation: Required
  Working as the lead responder in a scenario-based team setting,   adequately direct the primary assessment   and care of:
- Patient Assessment/Management - Trauma
- Patient Assessment/Management - Medical
Recognized certification period: Two years
Recommended time to complete: 17 hours
Renewal course: 7 hours 

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