SRJC Course Outlines

12/3/2021 5:23:02 AMHLE 6 Course Outline as of Spring 2013

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  HLE 6Title:  STND FIRST AID/CPR/AED  
Full Title:  Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED
Last Reviewed:9/10/2018

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled8.75
Minimum.50Lab Scheduled1.008 min.Lab Scheduled17.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  17.50Total Student Learning Hours: 43.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course teaches CPR, AED and First Aid emergency response skills which enable participants to give immediate care to a person who has been injured or is experiencing a sudden illness.  Upon completion of the course, participants will perform and demonstrate knowledge of adult, child and infant CPR, obstructed airway, Automatic External Defibrillation (AED), comprehensive victim assessment, treatment for severe bleeding, wound care, shock, burns, bone, joint and muscle injuries, heat and cold exposure, and sudden illness.  Satisfies first-time and renewal certifications.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course teaches CPR, AED and First Aid emergency response skills which enable participants to give immediate care to a person who has been injured or is experiencing a sudden illness.  Upon completion of the course, participants will perform and demonstrate knowledge of adult, child and infant CPR, obstructed airway, Automatic External Defibrillation (AED), comprehensive victim assessment, treatment for severe bleeding, wound care, shock, burns, bone, joint and muscle injuries, heat and cold exposure, and sudden illness.  Satisfies first-time and renewal certifications.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The purpose of the CPR, AED and Standard First Aid course is to train participants in emergency response skills. Participants learn how to give immediate care to a person who has been injured or is experiencing a sudden illness.
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Assess an unconscious person
2. Perform adult, child, and infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
3. Perform adult, child, and infant obstructed airway skills
4. Use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) on an unconscious adult, child or infant
5. Place an unconscious victim (who is breathing) in the recovery position
6. Perform a comprehensive exam on a conscious person who is injured or has a sudden illness (including consent to administer care, head-to-toe exam, and medical history)
7. Recognize the signs and symptoms of cardiovascular emergencies (including heart attack, angina, and stroke) and administer first aid care
8. Administer first aid for control of external bleeding and internal bleeding
9. Provide first aid for wounds, amputations and impaled objects
10. Administer first aid for shock (including anaphylaxis)
11. Administer first aid for thermal, chemical, and electrical burns
12. Administer first aid for bone and joint injuries (including fractures, dislocations, sprains, and strains)
13. Provide first aid for diabetic emergencies
14. Administer first aid for seizures
15. Administer first aid for heat related emergencies (including heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke)
16. Provide first aid for cold related emergencies (including frost bite and hypothermia)

Topics and Scope
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1. Adult, child, and infant CPR and AED
  a. Assessment of an unconscious victim
   b. CPR
   c. Obstructed airway (conscious and unconscious)
   d. Use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
2. Standard first aid skills
   a. Comprehensive victim exam
        i. Obtain consent
        ii. Identify chief complaint
        iii. Perform head-to-toe exam
        iv. Obtain medical history
  b. Bleeding:
       i. External
       ii. Internal
  c. Shock
       i. Prevention and treatment
       ii Signs and symptoms
       iii Anaphylaxis
   d. Wound care
        i. Cleaning wound
        ii. Preventing infection
        iii. Tetanus booster
        iv. Amputations
        v. Embedded objects
   e. Burns
       i. Thermal
        ii. Chemical
        iii. Electrical
   f. Bone and joint injuries
        i. Fractures
        ii. Dislocations
        iii. Sprains
       iv. Strains
   g. Sudden illness (medical emergencies)
        i Diabetic
        ii. Heart attack
        iii. Angina
        iv. Stroke
        v. Fainting
        vi. Seizures
   h. Heat related emergencies
        i. Heat cramps/muscle spasms
        ii. Heat exhaustion
        iii. Heat stroke
   i. Cold related emergencies
       i. Frostbite
        ii. Hypothermia

Assignments:
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1.  Reading weekly textbook chapter(s) of approximately 20-25 pages each
2.  Written exams:  Two written exams (mid term and final)
3.  Skills exams:   
     CPR skills exam:  adult, child & infant CPR, obstructed airway, and Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
     First aid skills exam:  comprehensive victim exam, bleeding, shock, bandaging, and splinting

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
50 - 50%
Skill performances: CPR skills and First Aid skills
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
50 - 50%
Tests and final exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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First Aid, CPR and AED Standard, Jones and Bartlett Learning, 6th edition, 2010

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