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First Aid Level 1 Training 12/17/2022

Date:
Sat Dec 17, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT
Category:
Community Service, Outdoor
Level:
Volunteers
 

First Aid/CPR (Level 1) - 2 year Certification

First Aid/CPR for infant/child and adult (Level 1) is required for at least one (1) adult registered and background screened volunteer per troop.

 

For training at a GSOC Program Center, register at www.surefirecpr.com/gsoc (use promo code: GSOC)

First Aid/CPR Certification from outside organizations, such as REI, American Red Cross and American Heart Association are acceptable. Email a copy of your certification to CustomerCare@GirlScoutsOC.org

By the end of First Aid/CPR Certification, you will be able to:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
  • Use Basic First Aid

GSOC Policies and Standards 2011 p. 8 states:

 

Safety-Wise:            First-Aiders are needed for physically demanding activities and other activities involving a potential for injury (Safety-Wise, p. 36).

 

POLICY:                    A Girl Scout First-Aider is an adult who has completed Girl Scouts of Orange County approved first aid training. There are two levels of first-aid care for Girl Scouts.

 

All trips outside the United States, including Mexico, require a Level II First-   Aider.

 

The First-Aider must never administer any medication to girls without written instructions by the parent or guardian. This includes all prescription and over-the-counter drugs, topicals and ointments. Medications must be in their original containers.

 

STANDARD:            First-Aid Level I Training is required for the primary First-Aider present at Girl Scout Activities such as programs, events, camping for up to two nights within emergency response time of 15 minutes or for less than 200 participants, and day camp events for less than 500 participants.

 

First-aid Level II training is required for the primary First-Aider for resident camp, core camp, family camp, events with more than 500 participants, camping for 3 plus nights, camping events with over 200 participants, or any activity that requires special safety equipment.

 

The following health care providers may also serve as First-Aiders Level I or Level II: physician, physician’s assistant, registered nurse, pediatric nurse practitioner, military medic or emergency medical technician.

 

*This training is IN PERSON.