Handling Medical Emergencies

Handling Medical Emergencies

Every second counts during a medical emergency. Learn how to respond if someone needs your help.

What would you do if a member of your family suffered a medical emergency? You could certainly call for trained emergency medical responders, but what would you do while you're waiting for them to arrive? 

Every second counts during a medical emergency. Recognizing the early signs and symptoms of common medical conditions and providing appropriate treatment can mean a better outcome for the patient. Early recognition and intervention can greatly reduce the seriousness of the illness, which means a shorter hospital stay and lower medical costs. It's also very satisfying to know how to help someone in a time of need.

This course will identify common medical emergencies affecting children and adults, help you recognize signs and symptoms, and teach you how to render appropriate emergency care. For adults, you will learn how to recognize and manage chest pain, heart attack, stroke, diabetic problems, seizures, breathing difficulty, burns, and allergic reactions. For children, you will also learn about poisoning, fever, childhood illnesses, injuries from accidents, and the signs of abuse.

Course Revised September 2015

 

For more information, please CLICK here or call our office at 318-342-1030.

 

If you wish to enroll in this class, follow these steps:

1. Follow the  link above to the ed2go web site.
2. Click on the "Enroll Now" button on the right side of the course web page and follow the directions.   
3. Pay for the class by clicking on the register button below or call us at (318) 342-1030. 

   
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Meets from 12:00am to 12:00am.
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Handling Medical Emergencies - Ed2Go
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$125.00
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