ASHI Basic First Aid

ASHI Basic First Aid was created to help students develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence

to respond. The program is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and is consistent

with recommendations of the 2010 National First Aid Science Advisory Board and OSH's best practices

for first aid training programs in the workplace. This course is ODJFS approved. 

Intended audience:                                                           

Individuals who require or desire elementary first aid knowledge and skills; including emergency response teams in business and industry, school bus drivers, adult residential care personnel, child care workers, teachers, parents, and babysitters.

Successful completion (certification):

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

Recognized certification period:

2 years certification card issued & ODJFS paper for childcare staff. 

(all students have access to online 1st Aid manual-instructions are on their 1st aid card)

Course topics:

First Aid Provider

-Legal Considerations

-Recognizing an Emergency

-Deciding to Help

-Personal Safety

-Disease Transmission

-Universal Precautions

-Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

-Primary Assessment

-Recovery Position

-Compression-only CPR

-Rescue breathing

-Secondary Assessment

-Ongoing Assessment

-Control of Bleeding

-Internal Bleeding

-Managing Shock


-Impaled Object

-Open Chest Injury

-Open Abdominal Injury

-Head, Neck, or Back Injury

-Brain Injury

-Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb

-Eye Injuries


-Injured Tooth



-Diabetic Emergencies



-Severe Allergic Reaction

-Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort In Chest

-Severe Abdominal Pain

-Pregnancy Complications


-Bites and Stings

-Heat Emergencies

-Cold Emergencies

-Emergency Moves

-Emotional Considerations