HVAC152 - Basic First Aid and CPR

This course is designed to provide the basic first aid skills necessary to become a lay responder for varying emergencies, including adult/child/infant CPR with AED. Participants will demonstrate CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate for Adult/Child/Infant CPR/, AED, Bloodborne Pathogens and First Aid valid for two years.

Credits: 1

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Outcomes

  1. Recognize specific emergency problems (i.e. heart attack, fracture, open wound, choking) through their signs and symptoms to American Heart Association Standards.
  2. Demonstrate the skills needed to Perform Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External De-fibrillation (AED), bandaging, and foreign body airway obstruction to American Heart Association Standards.
  3. Identify the decisions involved during an emergency to American Heart Association Standards.
  4. Describe bloodborne pathogens and how to protect oneself in an emergency to American Heart Association Standards.
  5. Recall basic legal concepts as they apply to lay responders, including consent and the purpose of Good Samaritan Laws.