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 Course Title:   Health Care Provider CPR Certification

 Title Abbreviation:   Health Care Provider CPR

 Department:    AHE

 Course #:    143

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

Fulfills the CPR requirement for those in the medical field such as Medical Assistants, RNs, LPNs, Dialysis Technicians, EMTs, Paramedics and other medical personnel. Utilizes the American Heart Association Curriculum and includes instruction and certification in adult, child and infant CPR.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Supplementary Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Carry out CPR rescue procedures on adults, children and infants.
  2. Appropriately use the AED (automatic external defibrillator).
  3. Execute procedures requiring the use of a bag and mask.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.1 Determine the extent of information needed.
1.2 Access the needed information effectively, efficiently, ethically, and legally.
1.3 Evaluate information and its sources critically.
1.4 Evaluate issues (for example economic, legal, historic, social) surrounding the use of information.
1.5 Effectively integrate and use information ethically and legally to accomplish a specific purpose.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.
2.3 Identify, interpret, and evaluate pertinent data and previous experience to reach conclusions.
2.4 Evaluate decisions by analyzing outcomes and the impact of actions.
2.9 Apply and/or create problem-solving strategies to successfully adapt to unpredictable and/or changing environments.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.5 Recognize, comprehend, and use non-verbal behaviors appropriate to a given context.
3.6 Recognize, comprehend, and use visual communication appropriate to a given context.
3.7 Adapt communication to diverse audiences and media.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and issues associated with the diverse perspectives of race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, and culture.
4.3 Understand the historically and socially constructed nature of—and the meanings attributed to—human differences.
4.4 Demonstrate effective communication across differences in human communities and cultures.

Course Contents

  1. Recognizing an emergency.
  2. Responding to an emergency.
  3. 911 or emergency services system.
  4. Good Samaritan Laws.
  5. Blood, body fluids and disease transmission.
  6. Method for performing procedures for breathing emergencies and cardiac arrest.
  7. Use of the External Cardiac Defibrillator.
  8. Check off of skills to perform CPR for adults, children and infants.
  9. Check off on the use of the External Cardiac Defibrillator.