2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Oct 03, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

PHE 153A - American Red Cross CPR

Description: Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR. Emphasis on skills for adult, child and infant CPR including Automatic External Defibrillator. Preparation for the American Red Cross Certification requirements.

Credits: 1
Lecture: 1
Course Content:
  1. Emergency recognition
  2. Emergency Medical System (EMS) activation
  3. Check an unconscious victim
  4. Check a conscious victim
  5. Breathing emergencies in adults, children and infants
  6. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation for adults, children and infants
  7. Two person CPR
  8. Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  9. Coronary Heart Disease prevention
  10. Good Samaritan Laws

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify emergencies. (1)
  2. Employ and use the EMS system (2)
  3. Administer appropriate protocols including primary surveys and the identification of breathing and circulatory emergencies. (3-7)
  4. Use Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) in cardiac emergencies. (8)
  5. Describe coronary heart disease prevention methods. (9)
  6. Articulate Good Samaritan Laws. (10)

Required Assessment:
1. American Red Cross written exam and skills checklist