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EMS 100 CPR for Professionals
Credit Hours:  .5
Effective Term: Fall 2011
SUN#: None
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: .5 Lecture
Times for Credit: More than 4
Grading Option: Both A/F and S/U

Description: CPR skills needed to assist victims of all ages, including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device and oxygen. Use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO). Intended for participants who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in-hospital and out-of-hospital. Designed for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading option available. May be taken more than four times for credit.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe the need for CPR training.
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate the procedures to manage an obstructed airway in conscious patients.
3. (Comprehension Level) Explain the steps to manage patients in respiratory and cardiac arrest.
4. (Application Level) Utilizing the proper procedures, perform two-person CPR using American Heart Association basic life support standards.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
Meet all current ECC American Heart Association Basic Life Support Standards as set forth by:
American Heart Association; Circulation 2005; page IV-13 to IV-15 and 2005 Resuscitation Volume 67, Supplement I, pages S1-S19. Please see appropriate documentation in the CAC Curriculum Office.