LIFEGUARD TRAINING NY
"Take A Class For Life"
Responding to Emergencies is a class designed specifically for high school and college students, this class provides a comprehensive set of skills that may enable you to save a life. After successfully passing the class, the students are certified in Responding to Emergencies First Aid (or equivalent DOH-approved certification) and be prepared to respond to a variety of emergencies involving adults, children, and infants.
Firefighters, EMTs, Paramedics, Police, camp directors, and any first responder should take such a course.
Please make sure you are CPR/AED certified prior to signing up for the class. If you need, you can also get CPR certified during the class for an additional fee.
The purpose of the Responding to Emergencies course is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The course teaches skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.
The care steps outlined within this product are consistent with the Guidelines 2010 for First Aid and the 2010 Consensus on Science for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.
The technical content within the Responding to Emergencies course reflects the most current consensus on scientific recommendations. The course content includes the knowledge and skills necessary for participants to safely identify and give appropriate care, regardless of the type of emergency. The course stresses the basic steps to follow in any emergency, beginning with the most important step—the decision to act—and helps participants confront their fears of getting involved and giving care. The course explains the emergency medical services (EMS) system, emphasizes the need for rapid medical assistance in an emergency and provides instruction on appropriate care for a variety of injuries and sudden illnesses that lay responders may encounter in their workplaces, schools, communities and homes.
2-year certification for “Responding to Emergencies”