This course provides students the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to manage a medical emergency until more advanced help is available. This course includes the Primary Survey, Airway Management, Breathing Management, Circulation Management (shock, bleeding, & CPR), Minor Wound Management and medical emergencies. Participants must be at least 16 years of age; 16-18 years require parent's or guardian's signature of consent.
Hours: 8 (Other Contact Hours (Combination of demonstration, video, explanation, and hands-on practice)): 8
Total Weeks: 1
Student must be at least 16 years of age to receive a certificate upon successful completion of this course. 16-18 years old require parent's or guardian's signature of consent.
This course includes the Primary Survey, Airway Management, Breathing Management, Circulation Management (shock, bleeding, & CPR), Minor Wound Management and other medical emergencies.
- Recognizing a medical emergency
- Making the decision to help
- Identifying hazards and ensuring personal safety
- Activating the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system
- Providing supportive basic first aid care
- Access emergency care in the local community and when traveling
- Activate the emergency response plan at work, and take steps before EMS arrives
- Assess the ABCs (airway, breathing, circulation)
- Remain calm and confident during a medical emergency
- Check the airway, assess breathing, and offer assistance to deal with shock, bleeding and CPR
- Manage minor wounds and medical emergencies
Passing Grade: Pass
Percentage of Individual Work: 100
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.