Nursing and Allied Health > Emergency Medical Services

General Information

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

Offer an array of affordable and convenient learning opportunities, ranging from short courses to degrees, to the greatest number of people within our service area.

Scheduled EMS-100 classes:

Fall 2019