Course

(AHAF) AHA Heartsaver 1st Aid, CPR & AED Foundation course

Duration

14 Hours

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The course designed to provide delegates with knowledge, understanding and basic skills using the American Heart Association Heartsaver 1st Aid, CPR & AED Foundation course, so that they can function competently as first-response First Aiders in the PDO community and the community at large, whenever required.

In conformance with Internationally recognised standards, ensure delegates can:

  • Diagnose and provide First Aid (1st Aid) treatment in accordance with AHA and Internationally recognised standards.
  • Diagnose and provide cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with AHA and Internationally recognised standards.
  • Diagnose when to use and provide aid with an Automatic External Defibrillator in accordance with AHA and Internationally recognised standards.

Create opportunities for delegates to apply First Aid diagnostic skills with CPR & AED treatment skills during simulations.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

PDO & Contractor professional drivers,  PDO & Contractor staff who are to be  certified AHA Heartsaver first response First Aiders

PROGRAMME CONTENTS

  1. First aid basics, including Rescuer duties, Victim & Rescuer safety, planning for help; finding the problem.
  2. Medical emergencies including breathing problems, choking in an adult,, allergic reactions, heart attack, fainting, diabetes and low blood sugar, stroke, seizure and shock.
  3. Injury emergencies including bleeding you can see, wounds, bleeding you can’t see, head, neck and spine injuries, broken bones and sprains, burns and electrical injuries.
  4. Environmental emergencies including bites and stings, heat related emergencies, cold related emergencies, poison emergencies.
  5. Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation for adults, children and infants.
  6. Preparation and use of an Automatic External Defibrillator (as in use by PDO).

ACCREDITATION

PDO Petroleum Development Oman