Teaching Basic Life Support Skills To Kids

Teaching life support skills to kids

It’s important for children to have some knowledge of the fundamental teachings from the basic life support (BLS) course, so they can help others who are injured or even save lives in emergency situations. Children are an eager audience and are receptive to learning the skills they need to provide first aid help to others. The age of the kids you teach will give you a sense of how in-depth the lessons should be, with general basics discussed for younger ages and more advanced BLS training taught to older kids and adolescents. In addition, there are several online resources that adults can access to supplement basic first aid training for children, including course materials, worksheets, interactive websites, and videos.

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Know the ABC of CPR/BLS Training and Certification Course

Basic life support refers to the assistance professional first responders give to victims with an obstructed airway, respiratory distress, cardiac arrest, and other medical emergency situations. These skills require the knowledge of CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), AED (automated defibrillator) skills, and knowledge of relieving airway obstruction. We often hear about these medical abbreviations. But how about … Read more

Know The Basic Life Saving Skills

We never imagine that we’ll find ourselves in a situation where we need to use an automated external defibrillator (AED), administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), or assist another person with other basic life support skills. In fact, these situations do occur, and it’s better to be prepared for them, so you know how to respond quickly … Read more