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Polaris Training Concepts

Guiding Your Way to Success

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Polaris Training Concepts

Guiding Your Way to Success

Advanced First Aid

Advanced First Aid

American Safety & Health Institute’s Advanced First Aid program is designed for non-EMS responders including government, corporate, industry, lifeguards, security personnel, law enforcement, corrections personnel and other individuals who are not EMS or healthcare providers but desire or require certification in Advanced First Aid.

American Safety & Health Institute Approved Training Center
Course Topics

  • Introduction to the EMS System and the Role of the Emergency Responder
  • Legal and Ethical Principles of Emergency Care
  • The Wellness and Safety of the First Responder
  • Introduction to Anatomy
  • Principles of Lifting, Moving and Positioning
  • Airway Management and Rescue Breathing
  • Principles of Assessment
  • Caring for Medical Emergencies
  • Caring for Soft Tissue Injuries and Shock
  • Caring for Muscle and Bone Injuries
  • Caring for Injuries to the Head and Spine
  • Multiple-Casualty Incidents and Principles of Triage
  • Childbirth
Successful completion (certification)
Written evaluation

  • Successful completion requires a correct score of 70% or better
Performance evaluation

All students must perform required skills competently without assistance

Working as the lead responder in a scenario-based team setting, adequately direct the primary assessment and care of:

  • Patient Assessment/Management – Trauma
  • Patient Assessment/Management – Medical

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