The course covers common emergencies and injuries involving infants and children, including demonstration and skills-training in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the said age group. The instructors for the course are Emergency Medicine specialist physicians who have regular duties at a busy Metro Manila ER that treats over 350 patients each day. They are also internationally-accredited instructors for Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support for the American Heart Association. The instructors will be sharing with the class the key points and skills of the American Heart Association guidelines, and experiences from the many real-life patients they treat at the ER in the course of their everyday work. This course is intended for home use and you will receive an American Heart Association international certification. The class will be a maximum of 20 participants.
Topics included in the usual course include:
* Cuts, Bruises, and Broken Bones
* Head Injury
* Animal Bites and Stings
* Nose bleeding
* Febrile Seizures
* Child and Infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
* How to make a home first aid kit
The course will run for about 6 hours, including a morning snack break and a lunch break. Recommended start time is 8:30am, and we should be done around 3pm. Duration will also be affected by the number of questions.
The class cost 2,500 per person.