Wednesday, October 10, 2018

American Safety and Health Institute Compliance and QA

Meeting Emergency Care Requirements and Rules

Laws and Regulations
Health & Safety Institute (HSI) closely monitors laws and regulations affecting its emergency care training programs. We work diligently to ensure that our training programs not only help people learn critical, potentially life-saving knowledge and skills, but that they also comply with all relevant laws and regulations designed to protect workers and the public. If you need specific approval, acceptance or accreditation information or a have a regulatory-related question, please contact us using the form at the bottom of this page.
Accreditation and Recognition
HSI is a nationally accredited organization of the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education.
Due to our ongoing commitment to high-quality training programs, quality assurance and customer service, HSI’s emergency care training programs enjoy a respectable standing inside and outside the United States.   
HSI’s CPR, AED and first aid training programs are equivalent to the programs offered by both the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Red Cross (ARC). HSI is a recognized major sponsor of CPR training programs.
Evidence-based
The content and instructional strategy of our ASHI and MEDIC First Aid training programs is based on objective evidence, including but not limited to:
  1. 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  2. 2015 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid
  3. 2015 Caring for Our Children Basics: Health and Safety Foundations for Early Care and Education. Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  4. 2010 AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Science
  5. 2010 International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations
  6. 2011 Standards for First Aid and CPR training of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Public Health Association, and National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education, Caring for our children: National health and safety performance standards; Guidelines for early care and education programs. 3rd edition.
Peer-Reviewed
Prior to their release, HSI's training programs are reviewed and approved by our emergency medicine physician medical directors, the qualified experts of our Program Advisory Group and other professional technical advisors.

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