First Aid Training: Emergency Medical Response for the Rural Electric Utility
Utility Workers face medical emergencies of all kinds, and usually in rural or remote environments. Earn your EMR card to be ready!
Upon successful completion of this course and having met all requirements, students earn:
- EMR Certification
- Wilderness First Aid Card
- CPR/AED Certified
This course covers an introduction to general medical concepts and basic life support skills. To fully prepare you, we use realistic simulations requiring patient examination and treatment employing simulated wounds and blood. Course topics are: Patient Assessment System; CPR; Circulatory System; Nervous System; Respiratory System; Fractures, Stable Injuries; Splints 1-Extremities; Hypothermia; Hyperthermia and Heat Illness; Near Drowning; Lightning Injuries; Wounds and Burns; Anaphylaxis; Lifting, Moving Extrication; Patient Carries; Rural Medicine.
Any employee who may face a medical emergency more than 20 minutes from a hospital.
Every 3 years
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