EMT 5000 Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation training for the lay rescuers who will respond to cardiac emergencies in the community setting. The course content consists of the chain of survival, early recognition and management of a victim with a heart attack, rescue breathing, one-rescuer CPR and relief of airway obstruction. An American Heart Association Heart saver participants card will be awarded to those who qualify
Students enrolled in this course will be assessed a $5 lab/material fee for CPR and First Aid cards.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Describe, analyze, and explain the Emergency Action Principles for surveying the scene, do a primary survey, activate emergency medical services, and do a secondary survey
- Outcome 2: Demonstrate competency in the performance of rescue breathing, airway obstruction, and CPR skills for adult
- Outcome 3: Identify, compare and contrast the risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease, and describe how individuals can reduce those risks.
- Outcome 4: Describe the principles of automated external defibrillator in the chain of survival
- Outcome 5: Demonstrate ability to perform secondary survey and provide care for other injuries until advanced medical services arrives