Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE ID:
OOSL-0057
Organization's ID:
MED101
Organization:
Location:
Classroom-based
Length:
Self-paced. 14 weeks (75 hours)
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 First Aid and CPR, General Physical Education, or Health Science
Description

Objective:

The course objective is to teach non-medical personnel how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, assess the victim, and treat cardiovascular emergencies as well as external and internal injuries. This course also covers emergencies in remote locations and childbirth emergencies.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Burns
  • Poison
  • Substance abuse
  • Illnesses
  • Explain first aid principles, emergency responses, and initial and secondary patient assessment as they may pertain to head, spine, and musculoskeletal injuries
  • Chest and pelvic wounds
  • Accidents
  • Behavioral problems
  • And be prepared to recommend and demonstrate the proper care and response in a real world situation. The student will also learn about choking/abdominal thrusts, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) systems, and current CPR practices. Upon successful completion of this course, the student will have earned a CPR certificate through a qualified first aid/CPR training program

General Topics:

  • Respiratory and cardiovascular emergencies
  • Choking emergencies
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) usage
  • Shock, heat, and cold emergencies
  • External injuries
  • Internal injuries
  • Burns
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Poisoning, substance abuse, and bites
  • Behavioral emergencies
  • Pregnancy and childbirth
  • Remote location emergencies
  • Rescuing and moving victims
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Computer Based Training
  • Learner Presentations
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials

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