Become a Medic First Aid and CPR Provider

You wonder what to do in case of an emergency to help a person in need before the arrival of medical support? Then this program is for you. It is also a prerequisite for IKO instructor assistants and instructors level 1, and is recommended for all instructors and coaches.

medic-first-aid-cpr-training-courseMFA_vertical_250sqThe instructional system provides an effective and easy-to-use learning process. Reinforced by video and case scenarios, the program will help you build your skills and confidence by alternatively listening, watching and practicing with other trainees and on a CPR training manikin.

An excellent quality manual is provided with a wallet skill guide.

Entry level: None needed. Anyone can follow this course, with a minimum age of 12.

Contents of the MEDIC FIRST AID Basic Program: theoretical and practical first aid courses including all necessary techniques as well as Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. Basic AED training available on request.

How long does the course take? 1 day (up to 6.5 hours including breaks, depending on class size).

Evaluation: after completing a multiple choice questionnaire and demonstrating your skill according to your reactions to a simulated situation, you will receive the IKO/MFA certificate of recognition, the MFA basic manual and a first aid provider card.

MEDIC FIRST AID Basic CPR and First Aid for Adults is a CPR and first aid training program designed specifically for the occupational first aid provider. This extremely flexible program will help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work.

MEDIC FIRST AID Basic CPR and First Aid for Adults Program Description
Intended Audience:
  • Workplace first aid providers

Class Configurations:

  • Max Student Instructor Ratio: 12:1
  • Max Student to Manikin Ratio: 6:1
  • Max Class Size: 24 (with 2 Instructors)

Instructor Materials:

  • Basic Training Programs Video or DVD
  • Basic Training Programs Instructor Guide

Student Materials:
Basic Student Pack, including:

  • Student Guide
  • Wallet Skill Guide
  • Successful Completion Card

Hands-on Skill Practice:
Students will practice essential skills in small group practices and can also apply those skills in optional scenario-based practices.

Recognized Completion Period:
Up to 2 years

Evaluation Method:

Students are evaluated through Instructor observation of the reasonable performance of skills. Performance and written evaluations are available and optional for use.

Recommended Time to Complete:

  • Initial Training: 4 to 5 hours
  • Retraining time depends on the experience and training history of the students.
  • It is typically shorter than initial training.
Course Segments:
  • Emergency First Aid Care
  • Recognizing an Emergency
  • Deciding to Help
  • Personal Safety
  • Using Barriers
  • Assessing for Response
  • Mechanism for Spinal Injury
  • Activating Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Basic Life-Supporting Skills
  • Airway – Head-Tilt, Chin-Lift
  • Clearing the Airway – Log Roll
  • Protecting the Airway – Recovery Position
  • Breathing – Ventilations Mask/Shield
  • Circulation – Chest Compressions
  • Initial Assessment
  • Unresponsive Patient
  • CPR for Cardiac Arrest
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest – Using an AED
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Managing Shock
  • Choking
  • Ongoing Assessment
  • Warning Signs of Serious Illness
  • Altered Level of Responsiveness
  • Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort in Chest
  • Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath
  • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Mechanism for Significant Injury
  • Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
  • Specific First Aid Problems
  • Moving Patients
  • Emotional Impact of Providing First Aid Care






MEDIC FIRST AID is a worldwide leader in CPR/first aid and emergency care training programs for business, industry, and the public, having certified an international network of over 80,000 instructors who have trained more than nine million first aid providers over the past 25 years. The MEDIC FIRST AID instructional system provides an effective and easy-to-use learning process for both instructors and students. Embedded instructional tools such as integrated video presentations, instructor demonstrations, and student-led instruction within small group practices maximize student learning. MEDIC FIRST AID Training Programs emphasize a low-stress evaluation process by focusing on a reasonable level of physical performance instead of written coursework or testing.

Registration: contact your Training Center or check out the training calendar for the upcoming courses.