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First Aid / CPR: $90 for Course and text. Provide name and click 'Buy Now'
Waiver form- Download waiver, sign, scan, save as PDF with file name: 'Last Name-first Name-FA Waiver' and then email to Training@cal-esar.org
This course is designed to teach the student the basics of care and treatment of the injured person. Upon completion, the student is awarded a First Aid and CPR card from the American Red Cross, or similar organization. To see CalESAR's requirements for qualifying medical courses, please look here.
Class room lectures, with labs & practice activities.
Skills emphasized include:
First Aid Kits
A basic First Aid kit is a mandatory piece of gear every individual must carry for deployment on any SAR mission. Here are a couple suggestions.
Standard First Aid kits are good starting points to carry as part of your personal kit. It's a very good idea to add some items that SAR needs;
If you have just one First Aid kit for your vehicle and your pack, consider customizing to handle trauma associated with vehicle accidents. Some suggested additions:
Q: I have a schedule conflict and cannot make the course listed on training calendar, what do I do?
Q: I can only attend part of the class. What will I miss?
Q: I already have my certification. Is there a recertification option? Can I test out?
Q: I am a physician/medic/paramedic/EMT/etc. Must I take basic CPR/1st Aid?
Q: When must I complete my CPR/1st Aid class?