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WFTR 117E - EMP Standard First Aid

This course covers the essential skills of patient care, and includes the Primary Survey, Airway Management, Breathing Management, Circulation Management (shock, bleeding, & CPR A), Minor Wound Management and Medical emergencies, plus Injuries due to heat and cold, Poisons, Airway Emergencies, Breathing & Circulation Emergencies, First Aid for Respiratory & Cardiac Arrest, Head & Spine Injuries, Bone, Muscle & Joint Injuries, as well as moving and transporting a patient. Participants must be at least 16 years of age; 16-18 year old require parent's or guardian's consent.


Hours: 16 (Other Contact Hours (a combination of demonstrations, videos, explanations and hands-on experience): 16)


Total Weeks: 1





Non-Course Prerequisites:

Participants must be at least 16 years of age; 16-18 year old require guardian's consent.





Rearticulation Submission:


Course Content:
- Essential Skills of Patient Care
- Primary Survey
- Airway Management
- Breathing Management
- Circulation Management (shock, bleeding, & CPR A or C depending on the situation)
- 2 Rescuer CPR
- Minor Wound Management
- Medical emergencies
- Injuries due to heat and cold
- Poisons
- Airway Emergencies
- Breathing & Circulation Emergencies
- First Aid for Respiratory & Cardiac Arrest
- Head & Spine Injuries
- Bone, Muscle & Joint Injuries
- Moving and transporting a patients


Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand:

- Essential skills of patient care
- To assess the ABCs (airway, breathing, circulation)
- To manage minor wounds, injuries due to heat and cold, poisons, ABC Emergencies, Cardiac Arrest, 2 Rescuer CPR method, Head and Spine injuries, Bone, Muscle and Joint injuries

- Ability to remain calm and confident, and assist in an emergency first aid situation

- Demonstrate ability to check airway, assess breathing, and offer assistance to deal with shock, bleeding and CPR
- To manage minor wounds and medical emergencies
- To assist a person in cardiac arrest
- To assist a person who has had an injury to the head, spine, bone, muscle or joint
- To prepare an injured person for moving and transporting

- Know how to use an AED, blood pressure monitor, neck collar, and spine board


Grading System: Pass/Fail


Passing Grade: Pass


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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