Medic First Aid & CPR Classes
Become a Medic First Aid & CPR Provider
Have you ever wondered 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.
The 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.
Workplace first aid providers
- Max Student Instructor Ratio: 12:1
- Max Student to Manikin Ratio: 6:1
- Max Class Size: 24 (with 2 Instructors)
- Basic Training Programs Video or DVD
- Basic Training Programs Instructor Guide
Basic Student Pack, including:
- Student Guide
- Wallet Skill Guide
- Successful Completion Card
Students will practice essential skills in small group practices and can also apply those skills in optional scenario-based practices.
Up to 2 years
Students are evaluated through Instructor observation of the reasonable performance of skills. Performance and written evaluations are available and optional for use.
- 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.
- 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
- 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