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Advanced Life Support

Learn more about the Advanced Life Support Training Course with Lifeguard LI

Advanced Life Support

The American Red Cross offers an Advanced Life Support (ALS) training course that covers a variety of topics related to emergency medical care. The course is designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in the medical field.

The course includes lectures, discussions, and hands-on demonstrations. Topics covered include CPR, AED use, airway management, and more. The course is led by certified Red Cross instructors and takes place over the span of two days.

Day 1

The first day of the course begins with a lecture on CPR and AED use. Students learn how to properly perform CPR on adults, children, and infants. They also learn how to use an AED safely and effectively. After the lecture, there is a hands-on component where students have the opportunity to practice CPR on mannequins.

Next, the class moves on to airway management. Students learn about different airway devices and how to properly insert them. They also learn how to suction an airway and how to manage secretions. The day ends with a review of the material covered and a question and answer period.

Day 2

The second day of the course focuses on advanced topics in emergency medical care. Students learn about shock, respiratory emergencies, and cardiac emergencies. They also learn how to properly administer medication and how to interpret EKGs. The day ends with a review of the material covered and a question and answer period.

Conclusion:

The American Red Cross ALS training course is a comprehensive course that covers a variety of topics related to emergency medical care. The course is designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in the medical field. The course includes lectures, discussions, and hands-on demonstrations. Topics covered include CPR, AED use, airway management, and more. Upon completion of the course, students will have a better understanding of how to provide care in an emergency situation.


Visit Lifeguard LI or contact us at (516) 405-0676 for more details about signing up for a course on Long Island.