Fitness Trainers and CPR-AED-First Aid Training Requirement

Annie, Annie…are you okay?

As fitness professionals, you have to work every day with people who are stressing their bodies. Often these are overweight, out of shape and high risk clients. People who might be at risk for a heart attack or coronary arrest. But they aren’t the only ones in danger. Even your fittest (footballers suffered Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in recent times on play field), most athletic client could choke on a piece of gum on their way into your gym.  Would you know what to do?

CPR-AED Training is a mandatory requirement for all Fitness (Gym Instructor, Group Exercise, Aqua Instructor), Sports Trainer & Community Activity Programs Coaches.

Some of the best Fitness Associations who require CPR-AED training as illegibility criteria for fitness training profession, some of them are:

American Council on Exercise (ACE);

International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA); &

Australian Fitness Academy (AFA);

What about first aid? Isn’t that important too?  Actually, chances are you are going to run into a cut, scrape, sprained ankle, or upset stomach before you see a heart attack. It is valuable knowledge to have and you’ll likely feel more comfortable practicing as a fitness professional with this skill set. At this time, however, ACE does not require a certificate in First Aid, but an optional training requirement.

American Council on Exercise (ACE) requires certification exam candidates to hold current Adult CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) certificates prior to sitting for the exam. They also require ACE certified professionals to provide proof of their CPR/AED certificates at the time of renewal.

But not just any CPR course will do. Online certifications are not acceptable by any of the associations. ACE requires that candidates complete an Adult CPR/AED course with a live skills check. This means there is a living, breathing instructor watching and checking off your skill performance. An online only CPR course alone cannot provide this live skills check.

First Aid to Save a Life (FATSAL) Pakistan is pleased to offer internationally accredited practical training course, First Aid, CPR and AED in Pakistan.

This is a registered training course and globally recognized. This training program is designed specifically for the first aid providers and fulfills fitness industry requirements. The course is based on the American Heart Association (AHA) and other recognized training and resuscitation organization’s guidelines for CPR, AED and First Aid.

This course will help students to gain the knowledge skills, and confidence necessary to manage a medical emergency using CPR and first aid until more advanced help is available. Also, participants will get real life experience to use Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This training familiarizes the candidates with the latest concepts in emergency/workplace first aid according to latest guidelines released by 19 resuscitation councils of the world.

Kindly visit our upcoming trainings page for more comprehensive details and/or our online registration page. Do let us know if you have 1o or more number of delegates to be trained in one city and we can join you there to run the session for your organization.

Everyone likes to think they are different. We are the same but let me assure you its not just talk. Frankly we try much harder to offer a more attentive, imaginative and enhanced and credible learning experiences.

Equipments available for Training:
1:- 2-professional adult CPR-AED training manikins (with CPR monitor) for realistic experiences and feedback.
2:- 1-professional infant manikins.
3:- AED device for training purpose.
4:- First aid supplies for pure training purposes.
5:- First Aid Box will be available for filling and re-filling exercises.

Course Benefits & Key Features:
01:- Certification: Successful participants will receive (individual) successful accredited certificate with 2-years validity card.
02:- Training Booklet: Full-color Student Guide Book from approved course contents.
03:- Wallet Skill Card: A personal wallet skill guide card which can be used for quick reference/revision.
04:- Award-winning, professionally produced videos.
05:- A proven “seeing, hearing, doing, speaking, feeling” approach to learning.
06:- Low-stress training with user-friendly materials and positive coaching.
07:- Significant classroom time for hands-on practice.
08:- Performance-based student evaluation.

You are kindly requested to disseminate this training course to your respective organizations and colleagues so that they can positively participate in the said training program and acquire the benefits.

We look forward to your valuable cooperation and support.

To Your Safety,
Faisal Javed Mir & First Aid to Save a Life Pakistan

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About Faisal Javed Mir

Faisal Javed Mir is Occupational Health and Safety Professional, having 10 years of profound experience with multi-national companies. He has knowledge, skills, experience, tools, proven history and confidence to deliver what is required by learners. He is teaching First Aid since 2006 and certified by MEDIC First Aid International of United States for many first aid certification programs.
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