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Gig Harbor Adult First Aid, CPR and AED Class; 09-22-17

September 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT


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5 people are attending Gig Harbor Adult First Aid, CPR and AED Class; 09-22-17

  • Vicky Frank
  • Robert Atkinson
  • Michele Siler


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Adult First Aid, CPR and AED 092217$65.00Gig Harbor Adult First Aid, CPR and AED

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Adult First Aid CPR & AED Class

Provided by Northwest Response, ASHI and HSI
Approved By:
Delivered at The Inn At Gig Harbor

HSI & Northwest Response deliver high-quality courses and programs in CPR, first aid and advanced emergency care. Our credentialed emergency care training programs meet the requirements of nearly 5,000 state regulatory agencies, occupational licensing boards, national associations, commissions and councils in more than 550 occupations and professions. HSI is also a nationally-accredited organization in Emergency Medical Service (EMS) by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).

Meets Labor and Industry requirements. WAC 388-112-02610, WAC  296-54-51520, WAC 296-800-15005 and WAC 296-823-12005 core rules, OHSA 29 CFR, WISHA and courses are current with all  ECC, ILCOR and JAMA  guidelines. Meets WIAA requirements for coaching.

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ASHI/HSI Adult First Aid CPR/AED Class

This is a Lay responder course perfect for all lay responders.  This is not a BLS course for Healthcare Professionals.

Course Highlights

  • Great Price
  • Great Instructors
  • Great Classroom
  • Save “$” with NWR
  • eCard Delivery
  • Group Rates
  • Train @ Your Site

Details of ASHI/HSI Adult First Aid, CPR, AED Course

About this Class: HSI Medic BasicPlus

First Aid Basic Plus is a combined adult First Aid, CPR and AED training course. The program designed specifically for the occupational First Aid provider.  This extremely flexible program will help employers meet OSHA, and other Federal and State regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond, and care for medical emergencies at work.

This First Aid resuscitation program conforms to national standards and is based on the same scientific guidelines and treatment recommendations found in the 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR), the same as those used by the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Red Cross (ARC) for course development.

The programs are accepted as equivalent to the AHA and ARC by many state regulatory authorities, the Department of Homeland Security United States Coast Guard, and others. They are consistent with OSHA’s best practices for first aid training programs.

The program is based upon the 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR) and other evidence-based treatment recommendations.

Who needs the course?

  • Intended Audience

    Individuals who require or desire CPR, AED, and First Aid knowledge and skills with a focus on adults.

    • Maritime Professionals (not STCW)
    • Occupational First Aid providers
    • Construction Workers
    • Remote Workers

    Successful Completion (Certification)

    Written Evaluation:
    Required when specified by organizational, local, or state regulation.  It is recommended for designated responders with a duty or employer expectation to respond in an emergency, and provide first aid care.

    Performance Evaluation:
    All students must perform required skills competently without assistance.


  • Important Considerations

    Recognized Certification Period
    Up to 2 years

    Recommended Time to Complete
    Initial training: 4.5-5 hours
    Renewal training: Less than initial instructional time

    Consistent training

    Our Instructor-led courses make workplace training time more effective and productive with an easy step-by-step instructional format.  These dynamic and engaging programs help build the confidence to respond, and provide ongoing content retention tools to keep skills fresh and ready to use.  Training is available through traditional classroom, as well as  blended learning options.

    A leading provider of corporate CPR, AED, and First Aid training programs with a special focus on standardized and convenient workplace training.

    This course is available for in-house training at a corporate facility.

Certifications Good For
Students Trained

Key Content

First Aid Provider

Recognizing an Emergency

Personal Safety

Deciding to Help

Infectious Bloodborne Diseases

Standard Precautions

Personal Protective Equipment

Legal Considerations

Implied Consent


Good Samaritan Laws

Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Actions Plans

Poison Help Line

Emergency Moves

Oxygen and the Human Body

Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Early Defibrillation

Chain of Survival

Secondary Cardia Arrest

Opioid Overdose

Chest Compressions

Rescue Breaths

AED Operation

AED Troubleshooting & Considerations

Primary Assessment – Unresponsive Person

Recovery Position

Caring for Cardiac Arrest

Multiple Provider Approach to CPR • Choking


Primary Assessment – Responsive Person

Secondary Assessment*

Sudden Injury

Control of Bleeding


Hemostatic Dressings

Using a Tourniquet*

Using a Hemostatic Dressing*


Internal Bleeding


Impaled Subject*

Open Chest Injury*

Open Abdominal Injury*

Head, Neck, or Back Injury

Spinal Injury

Brain Injury


Swollen, Painful, or Deformed Limb  Burns


Injured Tooth

Altered Mental Status  Fainting




Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath  Asthma and Inhalers

Severe Allergic Reaction

Pain, Pressure, or Discomfort in Chest


Severe Abdominal Pain*

Heat Exhaustion

Heat Stroke



Stinging Insects*


Tick Bites*

Marine Animal Stings*

Animal and Human Bites*

Emotional Considerations*

*Supplemental Topics

ASHI/HSI Basic Plus Adult First Aid, CPR, AED Course classes in Gig Harbor, Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, Bremerton Washington

Accepted by:
OSHA, L&I, and The United States Coast Guard

Thomas on the right with his two “Northwest First Aid” Event Medical Services team mates, Luana, & Dave

About Your Instructor

Captain Thomas Bliss (Licensed USCG Master Mariner) is Certified by The American Heart Association, The American Red Cross, and the American Safety and Health Institute as an BLS, Adult & Pediatric, and EMR (Emergency Medical Responder) Instructor.

A self described “Safety Nerd” Thomas log’s approximately 2800 hours a year in various safety training courses from BLS, BST, Emergency Medical Responder, complex SAR (Search and Rescue) training courses and Fast Rescue Boat On-The Water training operations.

As a cold water survival expert Thomas has traveled to the far northern reaches of this planet including the Beaufort Sea, some 270 miles north of the arctic circle to teach cold water survival to seismic ship-board exploration crews.

A former Assistant Director for Fremont Maritime Services/India Tango where he specialized in Maritime Safety and Response Training;  Thomas continues to serve with the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary as a COXSWAIN in the 13th Coast Guard District. Thomas dedicates his time not only to educate professional mariners, but also to community recreational boating education. Thomas is also the founder of Northwest Response a Lay Responder Medical Training Enterprise,  Northwest First Aid,  an event stand-by EMS (emergency medical service) professional providing care and medical coverage to thousands of event patrons from Marathons to Music Festivals.

For the past 23 years Thomas has resided in the Maritime Community of Gig Harbor, Washington.

Thomas Bliss is the consummate professional and premier provider of safety training in the region. His training is on time, on target, up to date and enjoyable; a trainer with integrity, knowledge, and heart.Jenny Foster


September 22, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The Inn at Gig Harbor
3211 56th St NW
Gig Harbor, 98335 United States
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