Goal and Learning Outcomes

This course was created for school employees, child care providers, youth sports coaches and parents who may need to respond to medical emergencies involving children. Topics for responding to children, infants, and adults include:

  • Role of the pediatric first aid provider
  • Protecting yourself
  • Sudden cardiac arrest
  • Secondary cardiac arrest
  • Caring for cardiac arrest: CPR
  • Automated external defibrillation
  • Primary assessment
  • Drowning
  • Choking
  • Control of bleeding
  • Shock
  • Head, neck or back injuries, including concussion
  • Burns
  • Nosebleed
  • Injured mouth
  • Objects in the eye
  • Altered mental status
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Poisoning
  • Heat and cold emergencies
  • Bites and stings

Accreditation Information

This course is being provided by an OnCourse Learning strategic partner.  Consumption of this course will take place on the partners site and courses provided in this manner are not accredited by OnCourse Learning.