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WFTR 121 - CPR A

In this course you will learn to perform one rescue CPR, assist a choking victim, and respond effectively to the signals of a heart attack in people aged 8 and over. Red Cross certification 3 years.


Hours: 3 (Lecture Hours: 2; Field Experience Hours: 1)


Total Weeks: 1



16 years of age is recommended, but not mandatory.


Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
- Checking for consciousness, airway, breathing and circulation
- Conscious choking for an adult or child over 8 years old
- Signs and symptoms of a heart attack

- Orientation on the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)


Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course participants will have the skills to assist a conscious or unconscious adult or child over the age of 8 years, when one-rescuer CPR is required or when they are choking.


Grading System: Pass/Fail


Passing Grade: Pass (There is not a specific passing grade. Whether the student passes or not is dependant 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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