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Fall 2014 Catalog 
Fall 2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HT 201 - First Aid

Credit Hours: 3

The purpose of this course is to provide the citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and respond in an emergency to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain how the EMS system works and the responder’s role in the EMS system;
  • Initiate a plan of action for any emergency;
  • Be able to provide care for injuries and sudden illnesses until professional medical help arrives;
  • Identify the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease, and injury, and describe how to control them
  • Be eligible to receive American Health Associations or Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid certifications.

F/S, SS (C, N, S)