This manual is developed for use within first aid training courses offered through the Emergency Care & Safety Institute.
Based on the 2015 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC), First Aid, Seventh Edition is ideal for use within courses designed to certify individuals in first aid and fulfill workplace training requirements. More than a stand-alone text, this student manual is the centre of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students. This manual includes:
•Current information on injuries and illnesses: Core information for first aiders presented in a clear and straightforward format.
•Skill Drills: Offer step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills.
•Emergency Care Wrap-Up Tables: Provide a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take.
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Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Before Helping, Take the Appropriate Actions
Chapter 3 Injury Emergencies
Chapter 4 Sudden Illnesses
Chapter 5 Environmental Emergencies
Chapter 7 Emergency Rescues, Moves, and Priorities