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CPR/AED and Basic First Aid – Blended Course – Part 1 Online

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This course is only Part 1 of a complete course that fulfills the CDHS, Division of Early Care & Learning guidelines and requirements.

You are required to complete a Part 2 in-person class to finish this course and receive a CPR/AED and Basic First Aid card.

You can sign up for the Part 2 class on our Course Calendar.

This course is only for licensed child care programs in Colorado and for students taking it for their own knowledge and skills. These include In-Home Child Care, Child Care Centers, Preschools, School Age Before and After School Programs, Day Camps, Resident Camps, Baby Sitters, New Mom’s and Dad’s, and all others interested in helping others.



If you are purchasing multiple courses for employees, you are required to create separate users for each employee and pay for each each class separately.

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Student Requirements for the CPR/AED and Basic First Aid – Part 1 Online Course:

  1. Student must watch all videos within each lesson.
  2. Student must answer all quiz questions within lessons and obtain a 100% passing score.
  3. Student must pass the final online exam with a score of at least 70% or more to receive a certificate of completion.
  4. Student’s questions can be directed to the instructor (via phone or live chat).
  5. Student is required to complete a Part 2 in-person class. You can sign up for part 2 classes on our Course Calendar.

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NOTE: Taking this online Part 1 class is NOT a certification in CPR/AED and Basic First Aid. You will not be certified until you attend a Part 2 in-person class.


Introduction to CPR/AED & Basic First Aid

Length: 5 minutes

First Aid
Once again, this is only Part 1 of a complete two-part course. You are required to complete a Part 2 in-person class to finish this course and receive a CPR/AED & Basic First Aid card. If you have not yet, sign up for Part 2 classes on our Course Calendar.     Before we begin, [...]

The Basic First Aid Provider

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Easy

First Aid

Pediatric first aid is intended to: Preserve life Alleviate suffering Prevent further illness or injury Promote recovery Pediatric first aid can be initiated by anyone in any situation.   …

Protecting Yourself

Length: 9 minutesComplexity: Easy

First Aid

When caring for a child, you can be exposed to blood or other potentially infectious body fluids. While the risk of contracting a disease is very low, it is wise…

Legal Considerations

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Easy

First Aid

Consent All people have the right to refuse medical care. Always ask a responsive person if they would like medical treatment. Implied Consent If the injured or sick person is…

Emergency Plans

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Standard

First Aid

Download the “When To Call 911” guide: Download Emergency Plan Logs & Drills:     You are required to watch the entire video. After the video you will take a brief…

Physical Assessment and Sudden Injuries

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Easy

First Aid

If bleeding is found, it is your top priority to control the bleeding. Applying direct pressure to the bleeding site is the standard method for controlling bleeding. If there is…

Head, Neck, or Back Injury

Length: 8 minutesComplexity: Easy

First Aid

A significant traumatic blow to the body can cause a spinal cord injury. Temporary or permanent paralysis can result A loss of breathing may result from this paralysis Movement of…

Sprains, Strains, Fractures, and Dislocations

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

First Aid

There are four different types of injuries affecting bones, muscles, and joints: Strains are stretching or tearing injuries to muscles or tendons Sprains are tearing injuries to ligaments that hold…


Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Easy

First Aid

Thermal Burns Thermal burns are commonly caused by flames, hot liquids, and/or hot objects. Some burns can be caused by radiant heat or prolonged exposure to the sun. The severity…

Minor Injuries

Length: 10 minutesComplexity: Easy

First Aid

Nosebleed To treat a nosebleed, have the injured person sit up straight with their head tilted forward. Pinch the soft part of the nose with the thumb and index finger…

Sudden Illness

Length: 14 minutesComplexity: Easy

First Aid

Regardless of the cause, any sudden change in their mental status can be a sign of more serious problems. Activate EMS Place the individual in a comfortable position Do you…

Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Easy

First Aid

Asthma and Inhalers Asthma is a serious condition in which something triggers a physical reaction in the lungs making it difficult to breathe. Quick-relief medications, delivered with an inhaler, work…


Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Easy

First Aid

Ingested Poisoning The most common form of poisoning is by ingestion. Children under 6 years account for over half of all poisonings. If you suspect ingested poisoning, activate EMS immediately,…

Environmental Emergencies

Length: 7 minutesComplexity: Easy

First Aid

Heat Exhaustion Heat exhaustion typically occurs due to a rise in internal body temperature and dehydration. Although not immediately serious, without treatment heat exhaustion can lead to heat stroke, a…

Bites and Stings

Length: 12 minutesComplexity: Standard

First Aid

Stinging Insects A wide variety of insects have the ability to sting. Most stings are not serious and cause only minor swelling, redness, pain, and itching at the sting site.…

Emotional Considerations

First Aid

Caring for a child in an emergency can create emotional distress. Exposure to an extreme situation or having a close relationship with a child involved can intensify these feelings. This…

Cardiac Arrest

Length: 4 minutesComplexity: Easy


Sudden Cardiac Arrest Sudden cardiac arrest primarily affects adults. It can happen with little or no warning. Victims abruptly become unresponsive and collapse. Abnormal gasping can occur. Breathing stops. Secondary…

Caring for Cardiac Arrest

Length: 15 minutesComplexity: Easy


Early recognition of cardiac arrest, prompt activation of EMS, and immediate CPR offers the greatest chance for survival.      You are required to watch the entire video. After the…

CPR and the AED

Length: 6 minutesComplexity: Easy


CPR CPR is the immediate treatment for sudden cardiac arrest. However, CPR alone is not enough. Early Defibrillation The most effective way to end fibrillation is defibrillation, using a defibrillator…

Chest Compressions and Rescue Breaths

Length: 16 minutesComplexity: Easy


There is a set of basic CPR skills used to treat cardiac arrest: Chest compressions Rescue breaths Use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) Checking for life-threatening emergencies using a…

Using an AED

Length: 12 minutesComplexity: Easy


Early defibrillation with an AED is the desired treatment for sudden cardiac arrest, which primarily affects adults. AEDs are designed to be simple to use. Voice, lights, and screen instructions…


Length: 10 minutesComplexity: Easy


Choking can occur when something solid, such as a piece of food or a small object, enters a narrowed part of the airway and becomes stuck. On inhalation, the object…

CPR/AED & Basic First Aid – Final Exam

Length: 30 minutesComplexity: Hard


Now to put together everything that you have learned up to this point. In order to move on to the next section you must complete the final exam quiz with…