Dec 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog
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FITN 129 - First Aid & CPR

(2,2) 3 Credits

This course introduces the student to emergency first aid procedures, automated external defibrillator and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.  Students will practice and complete competencies for triage, recognizing an emergency, managing the scene, assessment of conscious and unconscious child, infant and adult, conscious and unconscious choking, rescue breathing for adult, child and infant, CPR for adult child and infant, two man CPR, neck stabilization and transport.  Additional topics covered include wound care, splinting, bleeding emergencies, poison care, burn care, recognition and care of diabetic emergencies, strokes, shock, epilepsy, heat and cold emergencies. Students will be eligible to receive nationally recognized First Aid, CPR, and AED certifications at a professional level.  This course is conducted by a certified American Red Cross Instructor.



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