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Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED, Seventh Edition


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS); American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP); Alton L. Thygerson, EdD, FAWM; Steven M. Thygerson, Ph.D., MSPH
© 2017
134 pages


This manual is developed for use within Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED training courses offered through Emergency Care & Safety Institute.

Based on the 2015 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC).

Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED, Seventh Edition is ideal for use within training courses designed to certify individuals in First Aid, CPR, and AED.

Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED, Seventh Edition student manual is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students.

This manual includes:

  • Coverage of the 2015 CPR and ECC Guidelines: Clear, concise direction. How to perform CPR and use an AED during an emergency.
  • Current information on injuries and illnesses: Core information for first aiders presented in a clear and straightforward format.
  • New and updated content on the use of hemostatic dressings, application of tourniquets, administering epinephrine, dental care, and more.
  • Instructors have the option to mix and match teaching methods and learning tools to improve student retention and engagement!

About the Author

With more than 38,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (aaos.org or orthoinfo.org), is the premier not-for-profit organization. That provides education programs for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals. Champions the interests of patients, and advances the highest quality of musculoskeletal health.
Orthopaedic surgeons and the Academy are the authoritative sources of information for patients and the general public on musculoskeletal conditions, treatments, and related issues.
More than one in four Americans have a bone or joint health problems, making them. The greatest cause of lost workdays in the U.S.
When orthopaedic surgeons restore mobility and reduce pain. They help people get back to work and to independent, productive lives.
Orthopaedic surgeons keep this “Nation in Motion.” To learn more about the A Nation in Motion campaign, or to read hundreds of patient stories, or to submit your own story, visit ANationInMotion.org.

Additional information

Weight0.438 lbs
Dimensions6.9 × 0.3 × 8.8 in