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WFTR 120 - Red Cross Child Safe

This course introduces first aid basics and safety knowledge for parents or caregivers of infants and young children, to help them create a safe environment for their children, prevent injuries, and know what to do in case of an emergency.


Hours: 8 (Lecture Hours: 5; Field Experience Hours: 3)


Total Weeks: 1





Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
- Home safety
- Baby equipment
- Toy safety
- Car safety
- Water safety
- Going to school
- Playground safety
- Bicycle safety
- Babysitters
- Dealing with emergencies
- Bites and stings
- Bleeding
- Broken bones
- Burns
- CPR for infants and children
- Electrical shock
- Head injuries
- Poison
- Sprains and strains

- First aid kit


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
- Make your home a safer place
- Prevent injuries before they happen
- Know how to rescue choking infant or child

- Provide other first aid basics


Grading System: Pass/Fail


Passing Grade: Pass (There is not a specific passing grade. Whether the student passes or not is dependent on the Instructor's evaluation of how the student is able to demonstrate what they have learned)


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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