First Aid & CPR

National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Learning Center

  • The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Learning Center is a leader in providing educational materials, up-to-date rules books and position statements on subjects relevant to the health and welfare of students engaging in interscholastic activities.

  • The following are the Top 3 Concussion Resources for administrators, coaches, parents and students to help ensure a safe sports season.

Concussion in Sports

Concussion in Sports

The NFHS has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate coaches, officials, parents and students on the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports. This course highlights the impact of sports-related concussion on athletes, teaches how to recognize a suspected concussion, and provides protocols to manage a suspected concussion with steps to help players return to play safely after a concussion., Each state\'s requirements for concussion management are included as part of the course.

A Spanish track is also available for this course. (Source: NFHSLearn.com | Jan. 2006)

Concussion for Students

Concussion for Students

Concussion for Students, developed in Partnership with the Barrow Neurological Institute, has been designed specifically for students to inform them on how to identify, react to, and prevent concussions. This free course is presented as a social media conversation, showing how four different students learn about concussion in different ways. It includes high school students and medical professionals discussing concussion. The key goal is for students to be able to identify signs and symptoms of a concussion so that they can get immediate help before any further injury can occur.,(Source: NFHSLearn.com | Jan. 2006)

Sports Law Year-In-Review

Sports Law Year-In-Review

Lee Green, attorney, Professor and member of the High School Today Publications Committee, annually writes an article that illustrates the importance for school administrators and athletics personnel of understanding contemporary issues in sports law,(Source: NFHSLearn.com | Jan. 2006)

American Heart Association

  • Find first aid and CPR training provided by the American Heart Association.

American Red Cross

  • The American Red Cross offers a wide variety of training courses in first aid, CPR, AED, life-guarding, swimming, babysitting, care-giving, and other areas for both individuals and organizations. Many self-study classes are available online and you can also register for classroom courses.

Colorado Safety Association

  • The Colorado Safety Association (CSA) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental educational organization specializing in occupational safety and health issues. CSA was founded in 1968 and is a training agency of the National Safety Council.

First Aid for Choking

  • Steps provided by the Mayo Clinic on how to respond to someone who is choking on an object lodged in their windpipe.

Guidelines for the Field Triage of Injured Patients

Triage for Teachers: Sorting the Victims Training

  • In this video, created by the Los Angeles Unified School District, non-medical personnel can learn how to sort and categorize wounded victims during an emergency.

  • If time is short, you may skip to minute 6 in the video to bypass the scenario and proceed directly to the triage procedures.

  • Be sure to check with your district and school for specific procedures because this video was made in California for a specific district.


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