Pediatric CPR and First Aid plus Health and Safety


This course is specifically designed for California Childcare Providers and Preschool Teachers to meet the requirements of AB 243, SB 1524, and California EMSA Code of Regulations Title 22. This EMSA approved course uses the latest AHA (American Heart Association) guidelines. Pediatric CPR includes: Scene Assessment, Legal Issues, Bloodborne Pathogens, Anatomy and Physiology, Primary Assessment, Heart Attack and Stroke, C-A-B, Adult, Child and Infant CPR, and Adult, Child, and Infant Obstructed Airway. CPR Barrier Devices, AED Overview and Rescuer Stress. First Aid includes: Patient Illness and Injury Assessment, Vital Signs, Bleeding Control, Shock treatment, Head and Neck injuries, Lifting and Moving, Fractures, Burns and Electrical Injuries, Abdominal Wounds, Diabetes, Mouth, Teeth and Eye Injuries, Triage, Seizures, Poisoning, Drug and Alcohol Emergencies, Heat and cold emergencies, Water Safety, Drowning/ Near Drowning, Allergic reaction, Bites and stings. We also include comprehensive Asthma Curriculum which includes Nebulizer, Inhaled Medication Training. Additional topics include; Indoor Safety, Playground Safety, Recognizing Maltreatment of Children and Dehydration. Pediatric Health and Safety course includes; Infectious Disease, Injury Prevention, Immunizations, Child Abuse- Identification and Prevention, Care of Mildly Ill Children, Communicable Disease, Universal Precautions, Age Appropriate Toys and Activities, Emergency Preparedness, Poisoning, Children’s Nutrition, Liability Issues, and SIDS. Also included is information for best business policies and practices for home based childcare providers. After completion of this class, participants will have gained the knowledge to successfully run a childcare business, provide age appropriate toys and activities, identify potential hazards or poisons in their environment, identify child abuse and know how to report suspected abuse, will know how to perform daily health checks on children, will understand how to care for mildly ill children, will understand their responsibility in regard to immunizations of the children in their care and much, much more! After completion of this class participants will feel confidently trained to respond to a wide range of medical emergencies. Class includes book, 2 Year Certification Card and Fast Action Card. Certification with EMSA sticker issued at class. NOTE: California Childcare Providers and Preschool Teachers who have taken the initial 8-Hour Pediatric CPR/ First Aid course must re-certify with a full 8- Hour Pediatric CPR/First Aid course every 2 years, per California law AB243 and SB 1524

16 hours
$ 120.00