EMT 12 Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (0.5)
Credit, Degree Applicable
American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with AED certification course. Instruction and practice in the identification and the care of cardiac arrest and choking in adults, children, and infants. AHA BLS Provider cards issued for those who meet competency standards.
Students enrolled in this course will be assessed a $5 lab/material fee for AHA BLS Provider certification card.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Apply current basic life support (BLS) standards of practice to simulations of adult, child, and infant patients in need of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
- Outcome 2: Examine the elements of the chain of survival and the impact of basic life support (BLS) on the lives of patients and families.
- Outcome 3: Compare and contrast techniques of resuscitation in respiratory and cardiac arrest.