2015 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual AHA
Provides lesson plans and information for teaching the AHA classroom-based and blended-learning options of the Heartsaver® First Aid, Heartsaver® CPR AED, and Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED courses. Each Instructor should have his or her own copy of the manual. 72 pages with full-color images and content, plus 112 pages with 45 lesson plans. Also includes 6 page-divider tabs. 8 1/2" x 11". Formatted as a loose-leaf, 3-hole-punched manual that fits into a binder; also includes an Instructor CD with supplemental information and tools. Based on the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC and the 2015 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Update for First Aid.
Printer Friendly Course Overview The Heartsaver First Aid, Heartsaver CPR AED, and Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED courses are designed to prepare students to provide first aid, CPR, and automated external defibrillator (AED) use in a safe, timely, and effective manner. Heartsaver courses are designed to be flexible and customizable with optional modules, and are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.
After successfully completing the Heartsaver First Aid course or the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course, students should be able to:
list the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of the first aid rescuer describe the key steps in first aid describe the assessment of and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke use an epinephrine pen control bleeding recognize elements of common injuries and illnesses recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers. After successfully completing the Heartsaver CPR AED course or the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course, students should be able to:
describe how high-quality CPR improves survival explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival recognize when someone needs CPR perform high-quality CPR for an adult alone or as a team member during multi-rescuer CPR (child and infant CPR modules are optional) give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a barrier device for all age groups demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult (child and infant AED modules are optional) describe when and how to help a choking adult or child (infant choking module is optional). Upon successful completion of each course, including relevant skills testing, students receive a course completion card that is valid for two years.
Key Features and Benefits This manual includes essential information and lesson plans Instructors need to teach these three Heartsaver courses, including the classroom-based and blended-learning versions. Manual features and benefits:
Provides detailed lesson plans for teaching the courses: 35 classroom-based lesson plans: 1 precourse 9 adult CPR AED 8 child CPR AED 6 infant CPR 11 first aid 10 blended-learning lesson plans Includes six page-divider tabs that make finding key sections quick and simple Includes an Instructor CD with the following supplemental information and tools: Heartsaver CPR AED Precourse Materials CPR AED Equipment Checklist Sample Precourse Letter to Students (Classroom-Based) Sample Precourse Letter to Students (Blended Learning) Sample Heartsaver CPR AED Course Agenda Sample Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Blended-Learning Course Agenda Course Materials Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Lesson Plans Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Blended-Learning Lesson Plans Life Is Why Activity Page Course Resources CPR FAQs Testing Resources Adult CPR and AED Skills Testing Checklist Skills Testing Critical Skills Descriptors Child CPR Skills Testing Checklist Skills Testing Critical Skills Descriptors Infant CPR Skills Testing Checklist Skills Testing Critical Skills Descriptors Heartsaver First Aid Precourse Materials First Aid Equipment Checklist Sample Precourse Letter to Students (Classroom-Based) Sample Precourse Letter to Students (Blended Learning) Sample Heartsaver First Aid Course Agenda Sample Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Blended-Learning Course Agenda Course Materials Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Lesson Plans Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Blended-Learning Lesson Plans Life Is Why Activity Page Course Resources First Aid FAQs Testing Resources First Aid Skills Testing Checklist Manual is for use by American Heart Association Heartsaver and Basic Life Support Instructors. Each Instructor must have his or her own copy of the Instructor manual for teaching the Heartsaver First Aid, Heartsaver CPR AED, and Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED courses.
Dimensions and Specifications 8 1/2" x 11" 72 full-color pages of images and content 112 pages of 45 lesson plans 6 page-divider tabs Full-color, 3-hole-punched, loose-leaf manual that fits into a binder Includes an Instructor CD
Additional Supplies Needed for Operation To teach the Heartsaver courses listed above, you will also need:
the student workbook for the course you are teaching (see below) Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED DVD Set (item no. EC15-1019) Other supplies needed to teach these courses:
DVD player or DVD-compatible computer training manikins (for courses that include CPR AED training) AED trainer (for courses that include CPR AED training) first aid training supplies (for courses that include first aid training) Frequently Asked Questions Q: Is the Instructor CD available separately? A: No, it is only sold with the Instructor manual.