Oct 06, 2020
Posted By Heimlich Heroes
Schools across the country have considered different approaches, as students return to class this fall. Districts have worked diligently, figuring out the best possible way to keep students and staff safe, healthy, and engaged during the next school year.
Always aligning with schools and communities, Heimlich Heroes™ constantly enhances and improves our life-saving content. This year we offer three training options to accommodate every school’s reopening approach:
Heimlich Heroes training may be a welcome virtual and/or in-class lesson. During training, students and staff can take a break and focus on the easy-to-learn Heimlich Maneuver. And the hands-on practice makes it fun, learning the lesson that lasts a lifetime!
Advantages in Three Levels of Learning
To offer three training programs, we’ve made some beneficial changes. Our best practices indicate changes in grades—more age-appropriate—better serve students. For example, virtual lessons aren’t available to first graders. The paper lessons are challenging enough for first graders, as they require much individual attention, monitoring and support—difficult in an online medium.
When you register for our training, the Getting Started Packet allows you to choose your age/language.
Let’s Get Started, Virtually
When you register your students for virtual learning, order one lesson per student. (That way we can count how many are being trained.) Click on the description to see images of the materials.
Assign our virtual learning lesson and introduce it, using the leaders' script. Students then log-on through the link and move through the lesson at their own pace.
This 20-30-minute lesson is engagingly interactive as it integrates our:
As students move through the lesson, they’ll need:
As students return to the classroom, review the quiz questions as a group. Then move into the hands-on practice with the training dolls if you’ve purchased them. Reinforce the steps to follow when someone is choking:
This year, of all years, challenges teachers, parents, school nurses, and students, alike. Even though learning may be required on several levels, Heimlich Heroes remains committed to our mission. And equally committed to offering lessons that align with your school’s approach.
Ready to get started? Click Register Now in the header above.