First Aid - Medical Emergencies

Learning objectives

  • Recognize the symptoms and appropriate responses for cardiac arrest, asthma, and anaphylaxis emergencies.
  • Identify how to respond to high or low blood sugar emergencies.
  • Explain how to respond to a person having a seizure.
  • Describe what you should do if you feel faint and how to assist others who have fainted.
  • State how to recognize the symptoms of a stroke using the “FAST” method..

Course overview

The purpose of this lesson is to educate employees on how to appropriately respond to medical emergencies such as respiratory distress, diabetes, hypoglycemia, seizures, fainting and stroke.

  • 15 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English , Spanish
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Blood Sugar Emergencies
  • Seizures, Fainting and Stroke
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, allergist, Asthma Attack, 2014,
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