Infant and child resuscitation techniques are taught and practiced in the four-hour course. Common causes and prevention of childhood accidents are reviewed. Signals and actions of heart attacks are NOT covered. Red Cross certification 4 years.
Hours: 4 (Lecture Hours: 2.5; Field Experience Hours: 1.5)
Total Weeks: 1
Suggested 11 years of age
In this course you will cover:
- Checking for Consciousness
- Airway, Breathing and Circulation
- Conscious Choking for a Child and Infant
- Unconscious Choking for a Child, or an Infant
- Rescue Breathing for a Child or an Infant
Upon completion of this course participants will have the skills to assist a conscious or unconscious Infant or Child under the age of 8 years old, 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 dependent on the Instructor's evaluation of how the student is able to demonstrate what they have learned)
Percentage of Individual Work: 100
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.