Course: Standard First Aid with
CPR—Adult, Child and Infant
Train lay responders to overcome any reluctance to act in emergency situations and to recognize and
care for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants. Provide the
lay responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and to
minimize pain and the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives.
• Describe how to recognize and respond to an emergency.
• Describe the purpose of the Good Samaritan Laws.
• Describe the difference between consent and implied consent.
• Describe the three emergency action steps.
Identify when and how to call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number.
• Explain when and how to move a person from a dangerous scene.
Identify how to minimize the risk of disease transmission when giving care.
• Demonstrate how to minimize the risk of disease transmission when giving care.
• Demonstrate how to check an unconscious person for life-threatening and nonlife-threatening
• Demonstrate how to check a conscious person for life-threatening and nonlife-threatening
Identify the signals of shock and describe how to minimize its effects.
• Describe how to prioritize care for injuries and sudden illnesses.
Identify the signals of various soft tissue and musculoskeletal injuries.
Identify the signs and symptoms of sudden illness, including stroke, diabetic emergency, poisoning
and allergic reactions, and describe how to care for them.
Identify the signs and symptoms of heat- and cold-related emergencies and describe how to care
• Demonstrate how to control bleeding.
Identify the signals of head, neck and back injuries and explain how to care for them.
• Demonstrate how to care for a muscle, bone or joint injury.
• Recognize the signals of a breathing emergency.
• Demonstrate how to care for a person who is