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 Course Title:   First Aid, Safety, and CPR

 Title Abbreviation:   FIRST AID, SAFETY& CPR

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    200

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    510998

 EPC:    791

 REV:    2013

 Course Description  

Basic First Aid, safety regulations and CPR. First Aid cards will be issued upon completion.



Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Perform first aid procedures for:
    • shock
    • FBO - child, infant and adult
    • CPR - child, infant and adult (1 and 2 person)
    • Severe and minor bleeding
    • Fractures and splinting
    • First, second, and third degree burns
    • Various types of heat and cold exposure
    • Stroke, heart attack, fainting, and epilepsy
    • Oral poisoning
    • Substance abuse
    • AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Use
    • Identify functions and structures of each body system

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

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.
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a 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 . . .
3.2 Recognize, produce and demonstrate appropriate interpersonal, group, and public speaking skills.
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.1 Identify ethical and healthy choices and apply these personally, socially, academically, and professionally.
6.3 Apply successful organizational strategies of planning, goal setting, prioritizing, resolving conflict, and managing time to specific goals and/or projects.

9. Scientific Literacy

Definition: Understanding scientific principles, and analyzing and applying scientific information in a variety of contexts.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
9.1 Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental scientific concepts.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. Introduction to first aid
    • first aid hurry cases
    • standard procedures for most first aid situations
  2. Shock
  3. F.B.O. (choking) and C.P.R.
    • adult - 1 and 2 person
    • child
  4. Wounds
  5. Fractures and splinting
  6. Burns (1st, 2nd, and 3rd degree)
  7. Heat and cold exposure
  8. Sudden illness
    • heart attack
    • stroke
    • fainting
    • epilespy
  9. Poisoning (irritant and corrosive poisons)
  10. Drugs (depressant and convulsive drugs)