Advanced First Aid

Bridging the provider and EMS

The MEDIC FIRST AID Advanced First Aid Supplement is designed to bridge the gap between the basic first aid provider and professional emergency medical services.

This program provides students with advanced first aid training, giving them additional tools to manage illnesses and injuries until the arrival of EMS.






MEDIC FIRST AID Advanced First Aid Supplement Program Specifics

Intended Audience

  • Any current CPR/first aid provider
  • Workplace Emergency Response Teams
  • Law Enforcement Professionals
  • Firefighters
  • Lifeguards

Class Configurations

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

Student Materials

Successful Completion Pack including:

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

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

Evaluation Method

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

Recommended Time to Complete

Initial Training 3-4 hours
Retraining 1-2 hours
Challenge Less than 1 hour


Course Segments
  • EMS Systems
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Advanced First Aid Provider
  • Ethical and Legal Issues and Critical Incident Stress
  • Body Systems
  • Scene Assessment
  • Advanced Initial Assessment
  • Performing a Physical Assessment and Obtaining a Patient History
  • Basic Vital Signs
  • Patient Care Report
  • Patient Transfer to EMS
  • Positioning, Moving, and Lifting Patients

Optional Segments

  • Blood Pressure
  • Bag-Valve-Mask
  • Oral Airways
  • Triage
  • Incident Command
  • Emergency Childbirth


Recognized certification period

  • Up to 2 years

Combine with

  • MEDIC FIRST AID Basic, Version 5.0
  • MEDIC FIRST AID CarePlus CPR and Emergency Care Version 5.0
  • MEDIC FIRST AID Basic Life Support for Professionals and Emergency Care Version 5.0
  • Any nationally recognized CPR/first aid program


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