MEDIC First Aid Training Programs


MEDIC First Aid BasicPlus is a combined adult CPR, AED, and first aid training program designed specifically for the occupational first aid provider. This extremely flexible program will help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work.

The program is based upon the 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR) and other evidence-based treatment recommendations.

Program Description

Intended Audience
  • Workplace first aid providers and lay rescuers
Class Configurations
  • Max Student Instructor Ratio: 12:1
  • Max Student to Manikin Ratio: 6:1
  • Max Student to AED Training Device Ratio: 6:1 (for AED-included course options)
  • Max Class Size: 24 (with 2 Instructors)
Instructor Materials
  • BasicPlus DVD
  • BasicPlus Instructor Guide
Student Materials
  • Student Guide
  • Wallet Skill Guide
  • Emergency Home Plan
  • Mouth shield and gloves for Skill Practice sessions
  • Successful Completion Card
Hands-on Skill Practice Students will practice essential skills in small groups and can also apply those skills in optional scenario-based practices.
Recommended Time to Complete 6~7hours

Class Topics

First Aid Provider
  • First Aid Provider
  • Legal Considerations
  • Recognizing an Emergency and Deciding to Help
  • Personal Safety
  • Disease Transmission and Universal Precautions
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Respiratory and Circulatory Systems
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest and Early Defibrillation
  • Chain of Survival
Basic CPR Skills
  • Chest Compressions
  • Rescue Breaths
  • Primary Assessment - Unresponsive Person
Basic Life Support Care
  • Unresponsive and Breathing - Recovery Position
  • Unresponsive and Not Breathing - CPR
  • Automated External Defibrillators
  • Basic AED Operation
  • Troubleshooting and Other Considerations
Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
  • Choking
First Aid Assessment
  • Primary Assessment - Responsive Person
  • Secondary Assessment
Caring for Serious Injury
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Tourniquets*
  • Internal Bleeding
  • Managing Shock
  • Head, Neck, or Back Injury
  • Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
  • Splinting*
  • Burns
  • Chemical Burns
  • Electrical Burns
Caring for Sudden Illness
  • Warning Signs of Sudden Illness
  • Altered Mental Status
  • Stroke
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Seizure
  • Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath
  • Asthma
  • Metered-Dose Inhalers*
  • Nebulizers*
  • Severe Allergic Reaction
  • EpiPen® Auto-Injectors*
  • Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort in the Chest
  • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Ingested Poisoning
  • Inhaled Poisoning
Environmental Emergencies
  • Heat Exhaustion
  • Heat Stroke
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite
Additional Considerations
  • Emergency Moves
  • Emotional Considerations
Specific First Aid Topics*
  • Amputation
  • Impaled Object
  • Open Chest Injury
  • Open Abdominal Injury
  • Impaled Object in the Eye
  • Chemicals in the Eye
  • Nosebleed
  • Injured Tooth
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Bites and Stings
  • Snakebites
  • Spider Bites
  • Stinging Insects
  • Tick Bites
  • Marine Animal Stings
  • Human and Animal Bites
*Optional program content