Every 5 years, the Red Cross updates its training programs to conform to the latest scientific research and recommendations of the ECC (Emergency Cardiovascular Care). During the update to the new science recommendations, we use this as an opportunity to refresh and improve our training programs and materials. For more information, click here. The primary purpose of the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed. This program offers a choice of first aid, CPR and AED courses to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience. The care steps in the program are consistent with the 2015 International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Consensus on Science and Treatment Recommendations for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) and the 2015 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Guidelines for CPR and First Aid. Provides guidance to conduct courses within the First Aid/CPR/AED program. This manual includes lesson plans, enhanced skill assessment tools and other resources. Incorporates the latest 2015 International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Consensus on Science and Treatment Recommendations for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Guidelines; meets OSHA guidelines.
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May 12 2017