First on the Scene (FOTS), developed by NAEMT and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), provides instructors with a toolkit to teach the general public basic emergency response to life-threatening emergencies until EMS arrives on the scene. Through lesson presentations and hands-on skill stations, participants will learn how to access help in the event of a life-threatening emergency and what to do until EMS arrives.
This course covers:
* Activating the 911 system
* Hands-only CPR and AED
* Administering naloxone
* Administering epinephrine
* Responding to life-threatening bleeding
* Penetrating chest trauma
* Moving patients to safety
* Positioning injured patients
Teach the general public basic emergency response to life-threatening emergencies until EMS arrives on the scene.
Provider Cert validity
Who Should Attend
The First on the Scene Course is aimed at those who are likely to work, or want to work, in high-risk environments. For example, the Police Officers, Firefighters, Ambulance Officers, Military Personnel, Healthcare Workers, Oil Rig Workers, Electricians, Powerline workers, Commercial Divers, Security Officers, and Construction Workers.
There are no pre-requisites for this course, however, first aid knowledge is recommended.
Half day – 5 hours
(excludes time for remediation and reassessments)