First On The Scene - this course was developed by NAEMT and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), and provides instructors with a toolkit to teach the general public basic emergency response to life-threatening emergencies until EMS arrives on the scene. Through lesson presentation and hand-on skill stations, participants will learn how to access help in the event of an life-threatening emergency and what to do until EMS arrives.
AUDIENCE: This course is designed for those who are likely to be first responders in the event of an emergency incident where a person's life is in danger such as Community Responders, Search and Rescue Personnel, Close Protection Operatives, Public Service Agencies.
Activating the 911 system
Hands-only CPR and AED
Administering Naloxone (Narcan)
Responding to Life-Threatening Bleeding
Penetrating Chest Trauma
Moving Patient to Safety
Positioning Injured Patients
COURSE FORMAT: This classroom-based which includes instructor, PowerPoint, and skill interaction throughout the course. This course is approximately 5 hours in length.
PowerPoint-based course to ensure continuity, consistency, and "out the box thinking"
Instructor-led with hands-on to reinforce new skills and that of proficiency
Student manual is provided
Course is updated with the NEW SCIENCE immediately when available
CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of this course, student receive an NAEMT First On The Scene course certificate and completion card that is valid for 2 years.