- Name: Healthcare Provider CPR
- Division: Nursing and Allied Health
- Discipline: Emergency Medical Services
- Units (Credits): 0.50
- Course Attributes:
- May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree
- Non-applicable toward AA, AB or AS Degrees
I. Catalog Course Description
Provides instruction of Basic Cardiac Life Support/ Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for the Healthcare Provider which includes: one and two person rescuer for CPR and management of foreign body obstruction of the airway in adults, children and infants. Instruction also provides for recognition of signs and symptoms requiring AED intervention, safe administration of AED, and common actions that can be utilized for survival, and prevention of risk factors for heart attack and stroke. Certification according to the standards of the American Heart Association (AHA) is issued upon successful completion of course which requires passing of a written examination and practical demonstration. The course satisfies the CPR requirement for students admitted to the nursing and surgical technology programs, nursing assistant and EMS courses. May be repeated for up to one credit.
II: Course Objectives
At the successful conclusion of the course the student will be able to:
- Cognitive Objectives:
- Psychomotor Objectives:
III: Course Linkage
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