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HLTH 292 First Aid & CPR Taking Action • 4 Cr.

Description:

Helps prepare students for both a Standard Red Cross First Aid Certificate and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate. Lecture/lab format.

Outcomes:

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Recognize when an emergency has occurred
  • Follow the appropriate plan of action for an emergency
  • Provide care for injuries or sudden illnesses until professional help arrives
  • Know how and when to call for emergency medical help
  • Know how to prevent life style related illness and injury
  • Provide background information, cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, coronary artery disease, risk factors in heart disease, prudent heart living and signals and actions for survival
  • Identify methods for preventing unnecessary mortality from heart attack
  • Describe the technical aspects of CPR
  • Identify possible causes of airway obstructions
  • Manage airway obstruction

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v3.4.2.0

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000