EMT 13 Standard First Aid (0.5)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Standard First Aid includes how to activate the Emergency Medical Services System, recognize the need for emergency care, resuscitation, and specific care for certain medical, traumatic, and environmental emergencies on infants, children, and adult patients. American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED card awarded to those who meet AHA competency standards.
Students enrolled in this course will be assessed a $5 lab/material fee for AHA Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED card.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Examine the roles and responsibilities of the first aid rescuer in the management of patient suffering from acute medical or traumatic conditions.
- Outcome 2: Apply current layperson standards of first aid and resuscitation care to a variety of patients with acute medical or traumatic conditions.
- Outcome 3: Analyze the impact of public health outreach by citizen rescuers on the prevention of injury and illness in the community.