Skills Your Team Will Learn

Designated Responder Training Suite

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

This course covers advanced level CPR for individuals who have been selected by their organization to be the “designated responders” until professional help arrives. Participants learn how to recognize and provide care for adults, children and infants in respiratory and cardiac emergencies, with special emphasis on two-rescuer CPR, use of the bag-valve mask, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED). It also includes an overview of body systems, medical/legal issues, and how to minimize the risk of disease transmission. This is an ideal course for members of corporate medical emergency response teams, fire marshals and floor wardens.

First Aid: Responding to Emergencies

This two-day course provides comprehensive, in-depth first-aid training for individuals who have been selected by their organization to be the “designated responders" until professional help arrives. Participants will be trained to recognize emergencies, make first-aid decisions, and provide care for a wide variety of emergencies until professional medical help arrives. They will learn the importance of practicing healthy lifestyles as a way of preventing injury and sudden illness. This is an ideal course for members of corporate medical emergency response teams, fire marshals and floor wardens.

Preventing Disease Transmission: Blood Borne Pathogens

This course provides an understanding of the blood borne pathogens regulation issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and details how blood borne pathogens are spread. It trains individuals in how to prevent exposure incidents by following workplace control practices, using engineering controls and employing personal protective equipment. Individuals will also learn how to clean and disinfect equipment and supplies and how to recognize, report and follow up on employee exposures to infectious materials. This is an ideal course for members of corporate medical emergency response teams, fire marshals and floor wardens.

Epinephrine Auto Injector

This course teaches participants about breathing emergencies and how and when to use an epinephrine auto injector to provide care to a person experiencing a breathing emergency. This is an ideal course for members of corporate medical emergency response teams, fire marshals and floor wardens.

Administering Emergency Oxygen

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective care to the victim of a breathing emergency that requires the use of breathing devices including resuscitation masks, bag-valve-mask resuscitators and emergency oxygen. This is an ideal course for members of corporate medical emergency response teams, fire marshals and floor wardens.

Asthma Inhaler

This course teaches participants about how to recognize and provide care to a person experiencing an asthma attack through the effective use of a bronchodilator. This is an ideal course for members of corporate medical emergency response teams, fire marshals and floor wardens.

Employee Preparedness Training

“Be Red Cross Ready”

This one-hour emergency preparedness presentation introduces participants to the concept of emergency preparedness. It covers planning for emergencies, staying safe when an emergency strikes, and building and maintaining a disaster supplies kit. The program can be augmented with add-on modules detailing preparedness practices and procedures for specific emergencies (fire, flood, and hurricane). This presentation will introduce participants to the principles of first aid; give them the chance to learn and practice basic first-aid skills; and encourage them to volunteer and help others. Everyone who participates in “Be Red Cross Ready” receives a kit that includes:

-First Aid & Emergency Preparedness Quick Reference Guide

-Safety Tube (contains items useful when rapid evacuation is necessary)

-Reference & resource materials

-Pandemic Flu—Are You Prepared?

This interactive, multimedia, hour-long class provides participants with information about the actions they can take to slow the spread of both seasonal and pandemic flu and to lessen their impacts. The course covers:

- What to expect during a flu pandemic

- The differences between seasonal flu and pandemic flu

- How the influenza virus spreads

- Steps to help you and your family prevent the spread of pandemic flu

- How to prepare during a flu pandemic

Workplace Violence

This program has both management and employee modules. The interactive, multimedia program utilizes case studies to educate and equip participants to recognize and respond appropriately to harassment, bullying, threats and violence in the workplace. The program draws on protocols and best practices from a wide range of sources, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The program is an ideal vehicle to disseminate and reinforce your organization's specific workplace violence policies and procedures.

Psychological First Aid

This program has both management and employee modules. The program is interactive, multimedia and utilizes case studies to educate and equip participants to effectively deal with the psychological and emotional stress caused by a crisis/emergency. The program draws on protocols and best practices from a wide range of sources, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The program is an ideal vehicle to disseminate and reinforce your organization’s specific workplace violence policies and procedures.

For more information, please contact 800-RED-CROSS or support@redcrosstraining.org.