Standard First Aid and CPR
Purpose: 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.
Format: Class room lectures, with labs & practice activities. (12 hours) Skills emphasized: Rescuer safety; universal precautions; scene assessment & management; primary survey; CPR; care and treatment of closed and open wounds; fractures & splinting; heat & environmental emergencies; shock; transport of the injured.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Must I take the exact CPR/1st Aid course listed on the training calendar? (http://www.calesar.org/recruit/training.html )
No. You are free to take any qualifying course at your convenience. A
description of what courses qualify is described on Cal-ESAR's website
Q: I am a physician/medic/paramedic/EMT/etc. Must I take basic CPR/1st Aid?
No. If you have equivalent or higher medical certification, simply fax
or scan in your certificate(s) and bring them in to a Cal-ESAR meeting.
US mail address:
205 DeAnza Blvd., #30
San Mateo, CA 94402
Fax: (614) 386-7448
email: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Q: I have a schedule conflict and cannot make the course listed on training calendar http://www.calesar.org/recruit/training.html. What do I do?
A: Please take another class at your convenience that meets the qualifications described on http://www.calesar.org/additional/medical_training_requirements.html
Q: When must I complete my CPR/1st Aid class?
A: You need your certificates before our OES swear-in in February. In 2009, swear-in is scheduled for Wednesday Feb 4 2009
Q: Where do I send my check?
A: The course instructor. In 2009, this is