Adult CPR, AED, and First Aid

Your training foundation

MEDIC FIRST AID Basic is a combined adult CPR, AED, and first aid training program designed for the occupational first aid provider.

This extremely flexible program can help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work.







MEDIC FIRST AID Basic, Adult CPR & First Aid Program Specifics

Intended Audience
  • Workplace responders

Course Options

  • Care Initiator
  • Public Access Defibrillation
  • Basic
  • Basic with AED

Class Configurations

  • Max Student Instructor Ratio: 12:1
  • Max Student to Manikin Ratio: 6:1
  • Max Class Size: 24 (with 2 instructors)

Student Materials

Emergency Care Reference Manual
Successful Completion Pack including:

  • Student Guide
  • Wallet Skill Guide
  • Completion Certificate
  • Successful Completion Card
  • Course Evaluation Form

Hands-on Skill Practice

Students will practice essential skills in small group practices and can also apply those skills in optional scenario-based practices

Recognized certification period

Up to 2 years

Course Segments
  • The Circles of Care Concept
  • SETUP (Scene Assessment)
  • Assessing Responsiveness
  • Activating EMS
  • Assessing Airway, Breathing, and Circulation
  • Clearing and Protecting the Airway
  • Ventilations/Rescue Breathing
  • Chest Compressions/One-Rescuer CPR
  • Chain of Survival/Automated Defibrillation
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Managing Shock
  • Ongoing Assessment
  • Warning Signs of Serious Illness
  • Major Mechanism of Injury
  • Managing Specific First Aid Problems
  • Emergency Moves
  • Emotional Impact of Providing Care

Evaluation Method
Students are evaluated through instructor observation of the reasonable performance of skills. Performance and written evaluations are available and optional for use.

Combine With

  • MEDIC FIRST AID AED Supplement
  • MEDIC FIRST AID Emergency Oxygen Supplement
  • MEDIC FIRST AID Bloodborne Pathogens
  • MEDIC FIRST AID Infant/Child Supplement
  • MEDIC FIRST AID Advanced First Aid Supplement
  • MEDIC FIRST AID Two-Rescuer CPR Add-on Segment

Recommended Time to Complete

  Basic with AED  Basic PAD
Initial Training  4-7 hours   3-6 hours 2-5 hours
Retraining  2-3 hours   2-3 hours 1-2 hours
Challenge  Less than 1 hour  Less than 1 hour Less than 1 hour


  Care Initiator    
Initial Training  2-5 hours      
Retraining  1-2 hours      
Challenge  Less than 1 hour     


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