American Safety & Health Institute Courses


ASHI CPR & AED Course

ASHI CPR and AED is designed specifically for laypeople and is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting. This extremely flexible program will help prepare people to respond to a cardiac arrest and choking. This program conforms to the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC.  Perfect for individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire or are required to be certified in CPR and the use of an AED.

Course Options:

  • Adult
  • Adult & Child
  • Adult, Child, & Infant

ASHI Basic First Aid

ASHI Basic First Aid was created to help students develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond. The program is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2015 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid.  Intended for individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire or are required to be certified in basic emergency medical care


ASHI CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid

ASHI CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid combination training was created to allow an easy option for students seeking a comprehensive training class. The program helps develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond. CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid combination training is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and is consistent with recommendations of the National First Aid Science Advisory Board and OSHA’s best practices for first aid training programs in the workplace. Intended for individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire or are required to be certified in CPR, AED use and basic emergency medical care

Course Options:

  • Adult
  • Adult & Child
  • Adult, Child, & Infant

ASHI Basic Life Support for the Professional (BLS)

Students learn how to recognize a life-threatening emergency, how to provide basic life support and what to do in case of an airway obstruction or choking. ASHI’s Basic Life Support, BLS for Healthcare Providers and Professional Rescuers has been approved for training for Emergency Medical Services personnel and is accepted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).  Perfect for individuals in the healthcare or professional rescuer field that are required to have professional-level basic life support training.


ASHI Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid

ASHI Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid is an ideal training solution for schools, child care providers, youth sports coaches, and others required to learn how to respond to medical emergencies involving children. This versatile program is based upon the 2015 CPR and First Aid Guidelines, Caring for Our Children, 3rd Ed, and other evidence-based treatment recommendations. Intended for individuals who desire or are required to be certified in Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid.


ASHI Emergency Oxygen

Serious and life-threatening medical emergencies often cause oxygen to be depleted in the body leaving the victim at risk for shock. The ASHI Emergency Oxygen program focuses on administering emergency oxygen to breathing and non-breathing persons, emergency oxygen delivery systems, and integrating pulse oximetry
 


 Emergency First Response Courses


EFR CPR & AED Course

This course is a stand-alone CPR and AED Course that takes about 2.5 to 3 hours to complete. It encompasses one rescuer CPR and AED training for adult. The course is designed to meet regional and national compliance standards for workplace safety. Course materials support flexible delivery options, including the Emergency First Response Independent Study method, the video-guided approach and the Instructor-led technique. The Emergency First Response CPR & AED course teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on CPR & AED through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.
Upon successfully finishing this course, participants will be issued a completion card. Card is valid for two years


EFR Care for Children Course

The Emergency First Response Care for Children course is an innovative CPR, AED and First Aid training course that teaches participants how to provide emergency care for injured or ill children (ages one to eight) and infants less than one year old. Participants learn about the types of medical emergencies that children face, and how they differ from adult conditions. The curriculum also includes the importance of attending to basic emergency situations with children, the emotional aspects of caring for children, secondary care for children, and preventing common injuries and illnesses in children.

Emergency First Response Care for Children course trains the lay rescuer to follow the same priorities of care used by medical professionals. The student masters the priorities and the procedures of patient care for infants and children in a non-stressful learning environment, which reduces the performance anxieties that interfere with learning and enhances confidence when rendering aid in a real medical emergency.

The course includes both primary care (CPR) and secondary care (first aid) skills. The primary care portion of the course prepares the rescuer to render aid to an infant or child with a life-threatening emergency such as choking or cardiac arrest. Secondary care focuses on developing secondary patient care skills and building the rescuer’s confidence to render first aid to an infant or child in need when emergency medical services are either delayed or unavailable. The Care for Children course content is based on guidelines from the Pediatric Working Group of ILCOR.

Care for Children Primary Care Course Content:  Scene Safety Assessment Universal Precautions-Communicable Disease Protection & Barrier Use Primary Assessment Obstructed Airway Management (child and infant) Rescue Breathing (child and infant) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (child and infant) Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use Serious Bleeding Shock Management Spinal Injury Management.

Care for Children Secondary Care Course Content:  Injury Assessment, Bandaging and Illness Assessment.

Upon successfully finishing this course, participants will be issued a completion card. Card is valid for two years.*

Michigan Department of Human Services Approved

*Note to Michigan Day Care Facilities: The Child Care Organizations Act (1973 PA 116) requires that CPR be updated/renewed every 12 months and that first aid be updated/renewed every 36 months. See the Child Care Center and Home – Letter Series 2012-01 memo for more information on refresher courses for annual CPR training. Licensing rules require group and family child care homes and child care centers to have at least one caregiver with infant, child and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid certification on duty at all times.