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Advanced First Aid
ADV FIRST AID
CLASS CODE: HS 222 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: First Aid is the immediate care given to a person who has been injured or who suddenly becomes ill. It includes self-help and home care if more advanced medical assistance is not needed or is delayed. In Advanced First Aid, the student is trained to provide emergency medical care in a wide range of acute care situations. There will be many opportunities for hands-on simulated training throughout the course of this class.
At the successful completion of this course, each qualifying student will receive a First Aid card and a CPR Certification card issued by the NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL.
DESCRIPTION: First Aid is the immediate care given to a person who has been injured or who suddenly becomes ill. It includes self-help and home care if more advanced medical assistance is not needed or is delayed. In Advanced First Aid, the student is trained to provide emergency medical care in a wide range of acute care situations. There will be many opportunities for hands-on simulated training throughout the course of this class.
At the successful completion of this course, each qualifying student will receive a First Aid card and a CPR Certification card issued by the NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL.
TOPICS:
OBJECTIVES: *To develop an understanding of the principles and procedures of emergency care in the case of accidents, sudden illness, or disasters.
*To promote safe living skills and attitudes that can be incorporated into everyday life.
*To teach practical skills in CPR/Heimlich, bandaging, splinting, and preparing and transporting the injured or incapacitated.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001