Official 2024 Training Program

First Aid Certification

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What You Get When You Certify with
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Immediately upon passing your exam, you will be given a digital copy of your First Aid wallet card to download/print, along with your digital certification document.

Benefits of our First Aid Certification

1-Hour Completion

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Accepted in the US and Abroad

Our curriculum and examination are evidence-based and written and maintained by board-certified physicians with related specialities in anesthesiology and emergency medicine.

Adheres to Latest AHA Guidelines

Our courses are based on the most recent clinical guidelines recommended by AHA and JCAHO.

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Upon purchasing your certification course(s), you are free to study and take the test at your leisure.

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Our online certification courses is by far among the most affordable options available.

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Login and access the course on any device and study the material at your own pace. The exam can be taken unlimited number of times but a score of 70% or better is needed for certification.

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Enroll your employees or yourself in the training

  • Training has been updated to latest 2024 guidelines
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Complete the 1-hour online curriculum and test.

  • 100% Pass Rate – unlimited test attempts
  • No time limit
  • High-quality interactive training with animated videos for best learning experience

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Automatically print First Aid Certification

  • Certificate valid for 2 years
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Frequently Asked Questions

First aid is the immediate care given to a person who has been injured or is suddenly taken ill, before the arrival of qualified medical assistance. It includes a range of simple medical techniques and practices that can be performed with limited equipment and is typically carried out by a layperson, or someone without professional medical training.

The aims of first aid include:

  • Preserving life: This is the first and foremost goal of first aid, to save lives. This includes ensuring that the victim has an open airway, is breathing, and has an adequate circulation. It may involve performing life-saving procedures like CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) in cases of emergency.
  • Preventing further harm: First aid also involves trying to prevent the condition from worsening. This may include moving the person away from a dangerous situation, applying first aid techniques to prevent worsening of an injury or condition, and providing comfort and reassurance.
  • Promoting recovery: First aid can also involve applying bandages, dressing wounds, and giving initial care that can help in the recovery process.

First aid can be critical in emergency situations and can make a significant difference in the outcomes for the injured or ill person. It’s an essential skill for everyone, as it provides the tools needed to help others in critical times, often even saving lives before professional medical help arrives.

First aid skills are valuable in virtually every occupation to some degree, given that accidents or sudden illnesses can happen anywhere. However, in some professions, the ability to provide first aid is more frequently required and may even be a mandatory part of the job requirement. Here are some of those occupations:

  1. Healthcare Professionals: Nurses, doctors, paramedics, and other healthcare workers need advanced first aid knowledge as part of their everyday responsibilities.

  2. Law Enforcement Officers: Police officers often arrive at scenes of accidents or emergencies before medical professionals, making first aid skills crucial.

  3. Firefighters: They are usually among the first responders to emergencies, where they might need to administer first aid in addition to dealing with fires.

  4. Lifeguards: They must be able to perform first aid and CPR, as they often deal with drowning incidents or other accidents around water.

  5. Teachers and Childcare Providers: Knowing first aid is essential for treating minor injuries or responding to emergencies among children in their care.

  6. Construction Workers: The physical and potentially hazardous nature of construction work makes first aid skills necessary for treating injuries or responding to accidents on site.

  7. Outdoor and Adventure Guides: Those who lead activities in remote or challenging environments, such as mountain guides or wilderness instructors, need to provide first aid until professional medical help can be reached.

  8. Electricians and Tradespeople: Working with high-voltage electricity, machinery, or at heights can pose risks, necessitating knowledge of first aid for electrical shocks, falls, and other occupational injuries.

  9. Corporate and Office Employees: While not as obvious, offices also require individuals trained in first aid to respond to any emergencies that may arise, such as heart attacks, allergic reactions, or accidents.

  10. Security Personnel: They need to manage a variety of situations, including providing first aid in case of injuries during events or altercations.

  11. Sports Coaches and Fitness Trainers: They should be able to administer first aid for sports-related injuries like sprains, fractures, or concussions.

For many of these occupations, having first aid training is a prerequisite for employment, and regular refresher courses are often required to ensure that these skills are kept up to date. This training not only prepares individuals to respond to workplace incidents but also equips them to assist in emergencies in their everyday lives outside of work.

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