Basic First Aid

CDPHE Staff Ongoing Training (1 CEU Hour)

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  • $250.00
  • 4 lessons
  • 0.5 hours of video content

Course Overview

Basic First Aid 

(1 CEU Hour) 

This training will provide an in-depth look at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) reporting requirements for Basic First Aid. 

This training satisfies 1 CLOCK HOUR towards the annual required training for Class A & B direct care staff. A completion certificate will be available for download upon completion of the course. 

What's covered in the course? 

Module 1 - Course Introduction

Welcome to the Course!
About Us
CDPHE Required Training        
How To Take The Course
Course Agenda


Module 2 - Basic First Aid    

First Aid Facts
Basic First Aid
3Ps of First Aid                        
Chain of Survival
First Aid Response  

Module 3 - Types of First Aid

First Aid Needs
CPR Steps
CPR Video
Types of Bleeding
Types of Wounds
Bleeding First Aid
Types of Burns
Degrees of Burns
Burn Treatments
Shock/Heat Emergency
Types of Shock
Blood Loss
Loss of Bodily Fluids
Heart Attack
Spinal Nerve Damage
Massive Infection
Diabetic Shock
Diabetic Coma
Heat Shock
Types of Fractures
Assessment of Injuries
Head Injury
Animal Bites
Common Bites
Response to Animal Bites
Five-and-Five Method
Emergency Response

Module 4 - Course Quiz  

Here are the requirements for Class A & B staff training: 

Class A - Home Health
6.6(D)(1) - Skilled Staff Training
Direct care personnel need 12 topics every 12 months, which includes:
(a) Promoting consumer dignity, independence, self-determination, privacy, choice, and rights; including abuse and neglect prevention and reporting requirements;
(b) Behavior management techniques;
(c) Disaster and emergency procedures; and
(d) Infection prevention and control.

Class B - Non-medical Home Care
7.4(C)(4) - Personal Care Worker Training
PCWs need 6 topics every 12 months, shall include:
(a) Behavior management techniques and the promotion of consumer dignity, independence, self-determination, privacy, choice, and rights,
including abuse and neglect prevention and reporting requirements.
(b) Disaster and emergency procedures.
(c) Infection control using universal precautions.
(d) Basic first aid and home safety

7.3(C)(3) - Homemaker Training
Homemakers need 4 topics every 12 months, which shall include the same as PCWs.

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