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Introduction to Emergencies for Lay Responders

A guide for Lay Responders in how to approach the scene of an Emergency
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Created by Arthur Jackson
Last updated 7/2016
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This course covers the steps each person must follow when approaching an emergency. The course will answer the questions of;

How to determine an emergency

How to enter an emergency scene safely

How to prioritize the injured

How to check the injured

How to employ an AED

Who is the target audience?
  • Adults and children above twelve (12) years of age
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What Will I Learn?
How to determine an emergency
How to enter an emergency scene safely
How to prioritize the injured
How to check the injured
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  • Basic safety equipment (gloves and breathing barrier)
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 9 Lectures Collapse All 9 Lectures 48:37
Introduction to Emergencies for Lay Responders
9 Lectures 48:37

Understanding how to recognize all emergencies and not just the obvious

Preview 07:16

A general definition for Lay Responder and how it fits into legal definitions for Good Samaritan Laws

Preview 06:02

Key reason why some people will not respond in an emergency, and explanation as to why they should be ignored

Barriers to acting in an emergency

How to safely enter the emergency and how to be effective

How to enter the scene of an emergency

How to Triage the injured

Priortizing the injured

A step by step walk through from the initial emergency to checking the unconscious person

Checking the unresponsive adult and child

How the AED is used and its development timeline

Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)

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Addendum of changes for 2015
About the Instructor
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CEO Arthur Jackson CTC, Professor, Engineer, Attorney

Arthur Jackson is the CEO of Arthur Jackson CTC Inc. and has worked extensively in the medical field as a medical technician with doctors in neurology,and as a trainer in Health and safety. He is a retired attorney, from a successful law practice in Pennsylvania, college professor, who has served as chair of several colleges, and as a campus dean. His company educates students in over nine (9) countries globally.

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