9009scoutmaster wrote:CPR certification is either by the American Red Cross or American Heart Association. What orginization would the First Aid Certification be from.
We in Scouting have a First Aid MB which is basic first aid. Also other merit badges have first Aid requirements such as Emergency Prep, wilderness survival, backpacking, athletics, Fishing, just to name a few. That is why the first Aid MB is not a requirement to take BSA Lifeguard. The first aid MB is basic, then we have first aid requirements for the activities that require them.
riverwalk wrote:And of course, the long standing agency for First Aid, is the American Red Cross.
AquilaNegra2 wrote:riverwalk wrote:And of course, the long standing agency for First Aid, is the American Red Cross.
They charge $80 apiece here for the course. I think $$ is one reason why it's not standardized. Our local Fire Department does a great job for free.
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