First aid training booklet.
Designed to simplify learning, the participants manual reinforces key points from the course. The manual can also be used as a reference for working lifeguards after the course.
People are drawn to water. Look at any waterfront and you will likely see boardwalks, beaches, bike paths, marinas and plenty of people enjoying themselves. Couples and students on spring break seek tropical beaches as vacation spots while families flock to waterparks and lake cabins. Commercial fishermen and mariners take to the water for their livelihoods. Water is an important part of our lives.
Content reflects the 2005 Consensus on Science for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) and the Guidelines 2005 for First Aid. This participant's manual features the latest automated external defibrillation (AED) information and skills.
This textbook has been designed to facilitate your learning and understanding of the knowledge and skills required to effectively respond to emergency situations.
This participant's textbook is part of the American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies: Comprehensive First Aid/CPR/AED program. The emergency care procedures outlined in this book reflect the standard of knowledge and accepted emergency practices in the United States at the time this book was published.
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