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Self-serve Red Cross First Aid apps for your phone & emergency training courses
July 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm UTC-7
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Preventative First Aid training courses and online emergency Red Cross apps are available to download to your phone, including a pet care app. Just a gentle reminder – this is an awareness building, self-serve event.
Be smart. Be prepared. It can save someone you are out on the trail with, or it can help you help yourself in event of an emergency:
-what should you carry in your trail pack?
-how much water should you consume prior to and during an outing?
-how do you recognize if your trail partner is combative, or suffers from heat stroke?
-how can you brace your knee/leg/arm/neck injury with things you find around you in an emergency event? (my sling pack is my go-to)
-how do you perform CPR w/o mouth to mouth resuscitation (new Red Cross rules due to covid)?
Just tons of good info in the courses.
These online courses will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of emergencies. If you’re taking this course to meet OSHA requirements, please check with your workplace to determine if this online-only course is acceptable. The course features award-winning simulation learning an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting to help prepare you to recognize and respond to first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. This course requires a PC or tablet with a high speed Internet connection. This course is not supported on smartphones. This course does not work with Internet Explorer. Allow approximately 2 hours 45 minutes to complete the course.
Please check the schedule and sign up for any course/date that you prefer.
Mobile First Aid app (please note there are first aid apps for pets also):
I am an outdoor enthusiast who would rather be on a backcountry backpacking trip than a stroll on the beach (although I do love the beach!).
Living in Las Vegas has afforded me the opportunity to easily explore the Southwest region of the United States.
A nature lover, I am often found at the end of the pack taking photos and videos of the wildlife found on the trails. Colorful flowers, desert animals, and unusual geological rock formations are often the majority of my photos.