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  Southern Technical Aquatic Resource & Rescue


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)
              Administering Epinephrine
              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.