This course is a cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), emergency oxygen (O2) administration, first aid, and automatic external defibrillator (AED) course combined into one program. It is designed to teach individuals the proper techniques to safely administer CPR, O2, correct first aid, and utilize an AED in emergency situations.
Who this course is for:
Anyone who wishes to be trained in the basic life support techniques to provide assistance until advanced cardiac care responds
Any certified diver who would like to advance in dive training by participating in the SDI Rescue Diver or leadership level programs
Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent
What you can expect to learn:
The following topics will be covered during this course and more!
What CPROX1st AED is
When do you administer oxygen
Oxygen for a non-breathing victim
How to administer oxygen through an oro-nasal mask while performing CPR
Oxygen for breathing victim
Demand valve mask
Nitrox cylinder/regulator options
Define Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Assess scene and victim – EMS and statement
Chin lift and gentle neck extension
Rule of 2’s
Continue CPR as long as needed
Define first aid
When and how must first aid be administered
Define Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)*
*Note: Manufacturers manual must be followed for proper use of the AED.
Skills you will complete during this course include all of the following, and more!
Set up and use of oxygen cylinder
Use of different types of masks
Perform CPR on a manikin
First aid: treat a simulated injury for the following:
What’s in it for you?
The student will be qualified at the end of this specialty to:
Recognize and evaluate an emergency situation and a victim
Know how to activate or alert the emergency medical services (EMS)
Be able to provide 1 person adult CPR, administer the proper first aid to a non-breathing or injured person, and administer O2 to a breathing or non-breathing person
Proper use an automatic external defibrillator (AED)