NHCPS Handbook Course - CPR, AED & First Aid Course (1.0 CE for Healthcare Assistants)

09-27-2018 01:53 AM

Course Description

Knowing how to deliver Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), AED & First Aid is critical in responding to common emergencies. This course will prepare you to perform CPR, First Aid and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in accordance with the latest guidelines. This course will cover how to provide care to simple and complex injuries, respond to common medical problems, perform high quality CPR, basic airway management, and safety and prevention. Populations covered include infants, children, and adults. This course uses basic medical terminology that is typically understood and recognized by everyone from laypersons to medical professionals. The course package includes: CPR, AED & First Aid lectures and video presentations, CPR, AED & First Aid knowledge assessments and review questions, CPR, AED & First Aid provider manual. This course can often be taken in as little as an hour, but is self-paced, which means you can start and stop as you please. The course is set up in a similar fashion as the provided course manual, starting with the basics, and ending with more advanced and age-specific CPR interventions. No pre-test or skills are required! Essentially, anyone and everyone can be more knowledgeable in life-saving CPR techniques. Taking this course will allow you to implement these techniques into your life if you are ever in the situation of a cardiac emergency. Failure to act in a cardiac emergency results in unnecessary deaths - it's up to you to prevent this unfortunate reality! Take this course with the mindset of becoming a life-saver!

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the general concepts of CPR for children and adults
  • Achieve a working knowledge of the principles of 1 rescuer CPR for adults, children, and infants
  • Be familiar with instruction for the basic operation of automated external defibrillators (AEDs)
  • Be familiar with relief in choking situations, providing first aid for common medical emergencies and the overall importance of injury and illness prevention
Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses, certified nursing assistants and healthcare assistants.


National Health Care Provider Solutions (NHCPS) is the premier online provider of ACLS, PALS, BLS and CPR, AED & First Aid certification and re- certification. All proceeds from the NHCPS support the efforts of the Disque Foundation, a nonprofit organization with a mission of advancing health care education to the under-served in the US and abroad. With the support of NHCPS, life support training has been made possible to the underserved in areas such as Haiti, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Panama, and the United States.

CE Information

Upon course completion, this course can be submitted as 1.00 CEU towards the 10 CEU requirement for recertification set forth by the AMCA Certification Board.

Click here for a list of additional AMCA Approved CE Courses from Medline University and the corresponding CE credits for each. 

NOTE - This course is for training in CPR, AED and First Aid. If you would like to be certified please visit NHCPS and complete your CPR certification test. Your course completion certificate will include a promotional code and instructions to take the certification exam for FREE!   

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