MEDIC First Aid® – BasicPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Adults


The MEDIC First Aid® – BasicPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Adults course is intended for individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire or are required to be certified in CPR, AED, and First Aid for adults.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the MEDIC First Aid® – BasicPlus course, the trainee will be familiar with basic First Aid/CPR skills as provided in the EMP of America Basic Skills Guidebook. Participants will understand rules and receive instruction and testing on the following elements:

  • Removal of contaminated gloves
  • External chest compressions  
  • Rescue breaths using a CPR mask or shield
  • Primary assessment for an unresponsive person
  • CPR as a single provider
  • Primary assessment for a responsive person
  • Control of severe bleeding
  • Stabilization of a suspected head, neck, or back injury
  • Stabilization of a swollen, painful, deformed limb
  • Take a SAMPLE patient history

Additional Information

Course Length: 5-6 hrs

Course Required By: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

CFR Reference: 1910.151

Written Exam: Recommended for individuals with a duty or employer expectation to respond. Must obtain a 70% or better on the BasicPlus Exam.

Performance Task: All skills identified in Basic Skills Guidebook

Certification Period: May not exceed 24 months from class completion. More frequent reinforcement of skills is recommended.

Safety Considerations:

  • Follow general office safety protocol for classroom
  • Follow acceptable hygiene practices as required by EMP of America

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