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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.

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.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Each student will: 1) develop an understanding of the legal and health implications/risks of rendering first aid administration, 2) understand basic first aid anatomy and terminology, 3) demonstrate patient assessment and Basic Life Support skills, 4) demonstrate basic bandaging, splinting, taping, and transporting of victims, 5) understand basic recognition and first aid treatment of a variety of injuries, medical emergencies and conditions.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001