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PEH 102 First Aid/CPR
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
AGEC: 
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures
Times for Credit: More than 4
Grading Option: Both A/F and S/U
Cross-Listed:


Description: A study of first aid dealing with fractures, dislocations, wounds, hemorrhages, poisoning, drowning and cardiopulmonary respiration. Students can receive Standard First Aid and Adult CPR Red Cross certification.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: RDG094

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application/Knowledge level) Demonstrate and describe proper adult CPR techniques.
2. (Application/Knowledge level) Demonstrate and describe techniques when assessing and treating injuries including shock, bleeding control, dressings and bandages, bone and joint injuries.
3. (Application/Knowledge level) Demonstrate and describe appropriate techniques when assessing and treating adult life threatening emergencies including rescue breathing, choking and emergency rescue and transport.
4. (Knowledge level) Describe appropriate techniques when assessing and treating sudden illness including poisoning, seizures, fainting, diabetic coma (hyperglycemia), insulin reaction (hypoglycemia), and bites and stings.
5. (Knowledge level) Describe appropriate techniques when assessing and treating burns.
6. (Knowledge level) Describe appropriate techniques when assessing and treating conditions related to environmental considerations including frostbite and cold exposure, heat stroke, cramps and heat exhaustion.
7. (Application/Knowledge level) Demonstrate and describe proper AED (automated external defibrillator) use.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Perform each skill taught in the course correctly without guidance.
2. Correctly answer at least 80% of the questions on each written exam.