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Basic First Responder

Earn certifications through the American Heart Association and the Emergency Care and Safety Institute at your own pace through Mansfield University’s online learning environment.

The Program

Module 1 Initial Assessment, CPR and AED for the healthcare provider: (11 hours)

  • Initial Action-Primary Survey
  • CPR for the Healthcare Provider
  • AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

Module 2 Wound Assessment and Care: (9 hours)

  • Anatomical Review
  • Wound Classification
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Burns
  • Bandaging

Module 3 Special Injuries and Body Area: (9 hours)

  • Head and Spine Injuries
  • Chest, Abdomen, and Pelvic Cavity Injuries
  • Bone, Joint, and Musculo-tendonous Injuries
  • Extremity Injuries
  • Splinting

Module 4 Environmental Injuries and Illnesses: (8 hours)

  • Poisons
  • Bites & Stings
  • Poisonous Plants
  • Heat Emergencies
  • Cold Emergencies
  • Altitude and Submersion Injuries
  • Lightening Emergencies

Module 5 Illnesses, Evacuation, and Disaster Preparedness: (8 hours)

  • Diabetic Emergencies and Allergic Reactions
  • Behavioral Emergencies
  • Evacuation – Lifts and Carries
  • Disaster Preparedness

Students may come to Mansfield University on an identified testing date to complete their basic life support practicum or their closest AHA testing center (additional charges may apply).

2012 dates: September 30 - December 28, 2012

Basic First Responder with CPR and First Aid

Dates: 2013 TBA

Fee: $670

For more information, please contact: or by phone at 570-662-4808