Sport First Aid 5E Recertification

This course is a self-paced online course designed to be taken by individual coaches.

This course is for coaches who have completed the Sport First Aid course and need to recertify. This version of the recertification course does NOT include the Sport First Aid 5E textbook; it is assumed that you still have your copy of the book (either print or e-book) from when you took the Sport First Aid course initially.

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Course Format

This version of the course does NOT include the Sport First Aid 5E textbook. It is assumed that you still have your copy of the text (either print or e-book) from when you took the Sport First Aid course initially. After your registration has been processed, you will have immediate access to the online course.

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Full Course Description

Upon completing this review, you should be familiar with the following:

  • Your role on the athletic health care team (unit 1)
  • How to plan and implement a first aid game plan (unit 2)
  • Anatomy and sport injury terminology (unit 3)
  • How to perform the emergency action steps and provide life support (unit 4)
  • How to conduct a physical assessment and perform first aid techniques (unit 5)
  • How to move and transport injured or sick athletes (unit 6)
  • Causes and first aid steps for over 100 injuries and illnesses (units 7 to 15)
  • How to respond appropriately to random sport first aid situations (unit 16)

This course will allow you to review your areas of weakness so that you can pass the end-of-course test covering all of the material presented online and in the book Sport First Aid, Fifth Edition. The course will be a useful review tool if you take advantage of the video and audio clips, the readings, the activities, and the quizzes.

Varies by organization version.

Before you purchase your online course: If you're taking this course to be certified with a specific organization, you need to purchase that organization's version of the course to receive credit. Failure to purchase the correct version will jeopardize your certification status. Prior to purchasing an online course, please double-check your organization's requirements to ensure online courses are accepted for credit by your organization.

Audience: Administrators, Professional Coaches, Volunteer Coaches

Level: Professional Bronze