Training Courses

Rowlett Explorer Post One is an authorized training center and has partnered with ECSI (Emergency Care and Safety Institute).

ECSI training courses were developed in association with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American College of Emergency Physicians.

BLAST!  (Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training) – 

BLAST! (Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training), is an important training program for potential babysitters and parents considering hiring a babysitter.  The BLAST! program is exciting and interactive, providing extensive training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare.

  • Safety and injury prevention while babysitting
  • First Aid basics for emergency response
  • Quick references tools for babysitters

Designed for people ages 13 and older, their parents, and parents looking to hire a babysitter, the BLAST! program can prepare children to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid, and begin babysitting safely and competently!

Time:

This is a 4 hour course.

Fee:

The $40.00 fee for this course includes book, classroom instruction, skills check, and certification card.

 

Next Class will be held:    Coming Soon!

Standard First Aid, CPR and AED –

Learn how to evaluate patients using the patient assessment while learning basic treatments for injured and/or sick people and how to respond appropriately to life threatening emergencies such as Cardiac & Respiratory Arrest, Airway Problems, and how to use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). 

  • Checking for signs of Life and Pulse 
  • Activating Emergency Services 
  • CPR Protocols including proper compressions and breaths 
  • Rescue Breathing 
  • Opening an Airway, and other airway procedures 
  • Recognizing the signs & symptoms of a Heart Attack 
  • Use of AED 
  • Bleeding Control & Shock 
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries 
  • Spinal Cord Injuries 
  • Medical Emergencies Stroke, Asthma, Diabetes, Seizures, Allergic Reactions 

 

Curriculum is certified through The ECSI (Emergency Care & Safety Institute) and certification is valid for two years from the class date.

Time:

The course will take between 6 – 8 hours depending on the number of students.  There will be a break for a lunch when needed. 

Fee:

The $60.00 fee for this course includes book, classroom instruction, skills check, and certification card.

 

Next Class will be held:    Coming Soon!

Wilderness First Aid with CPR/AED

Learn the skills required for medical emergencies you may encounter in the backcountry.  This class will teach you the first aid you will need when you are miles away from outside help and you may be the only trained scouter who could save a life.  Wilderness First Aid training provides the next level training needed to safely conduct any high adventure backcountry activity where EMS is not available.

Participants will learn how to assess, treat, and contain emergencies within the scope of their training. Youth and adult Scout leaders over age 14 are invited to participate and earn their certification

BSA Wilderness First Aid is required for all high adventure camps such as Philmont, Sea Base, and Northern Tier

Curriculum is certified through The ECSI (Emergency Care & Safety Institute) and certification is valid for two years from the class date.

Time:

This is a 16-hour course held over 2 days.  It combines classroom lecture and skills practice to teach assessment, basic and advanced first aid techniques, emergency transport and evacuations.  Some scenarios may be outdoors.

Fee:

The $150.00 fee for this course includes book, classroom instruction, skills check, and certification card.

 

Next Class will be held:    Coming Soon!