2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jun 04, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

EMS 123 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for the Health Care Provider

Description: CPR for victims of all ages. Includes ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-valve-mask device and oxygen, and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Meets the requirements of Healthcare Provider CPR & AED by the American Heart Association.

Credits: .5
Lecture: .5
Course Content:
  1. Scene and personal safety in the workplace
  2. Need for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  3. Airway obstruction of the unconscious/conscious adult, child, and infant
  4. Respiratory and cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants
  5. Two-person CPR in adults, children and infants
  6. Automated external defibrillation in adults, children and infants

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Manage scene safety including personal protective equipment in the workplace. (1,2)
  2. Manage an obstructed airway in an unconscious/conscious adult, child and infant. (3)
  3. Manage respiratory and cardiac arrest in adults, children and infants. (4)
  4. Manage cardiac arrest using two-person CPR. (5)
  5. Use an automated external defibrillator (AED) to defibrillate patients as needed. (6)

Required Assessment:
  1. Hands-on practical manikin testing and a written test required at the completion of the course. A score of 84% or better required to become certified.