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EMS 100 CPR for Professionals
Credit Hours:  .5
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: .5 Lecture
Times for Credit: 4
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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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, and 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. May be taken four times for credit. Recommended: Students should recertify in CPR every two years to maintain certification/license as an EMT, Paramedic, Nurse or MD.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Describe the need for high quality CPR.
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate the procedures to manage an obstructed airway in conscious patients.
3. (Application Level) Demonstrate the procedures to manage an adult, child or infant in cardiac arrest.
4. (Comprehension Level) Explain the steps to manage patients in respiratory and cardiac arrest.
5. (Application Level) Utilize the proper procedures to perform two-person CPR using American Heart Association guidelines.
6. (Application Level) Utilize the proper procedures to perform one rescuer CPR utilizing the American Heart Association guidelines.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
See American Heart Association: www.heart.org