This competition evaluates the ability to perform procedures or take appropriate action based on scenarios related to first aid and CPR medical emergencies. There is also a written exam. All skills are judged on nationally accepted standards identified from any of the following organizations: the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, American Safety and Health Institute, and the National Safety Council.
The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA National Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) following membership registration.