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Summer 2020

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HED205 - Responding to Emergencies

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Presents emergency techniques used to maintain health, alleviate suffering and sustain human life under conditions during which professional care and/or normal health services are unavailable. Studies safety and prevention as they relate to home, school, industry, and the highway. Provides Red Cross certification in Responding to Emergencies and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer upon successful completion of requirements and payment of Red Cross fees.

Lecture: 3 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the essential life-saving skills of CPR, rescue breathing or clearing an obstructed airway, on adults, children or infants.
2. Identify the general signals of an emergency such as: life-threatening bleeding, various soft tissue injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, head and spine injuries or sudden illness.
3. Demonstrate proper care of a victim in an emergency situation.
4. Demonstrate how to splint an extremity.


Effective Term: Fall 2019