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HLTH 225:

First Aid/CPR

Current Copy of the HLTH 225 Syllabus

Course Description: Provides training to enable laypersons to respond appropriately to emergency situations and teaches skills needed to manage emergency situations until professional personnel arrive. Students will learn to recognize emergencies, make first aid decisions, and provide care with little or no first aid supplies or equipment

  • Students in this course will be assessed on their ability to:
    • Recognize a medical emergency and properly assess their ability to help
    • Critically think and rapidly develop a plan for care using their training
    • Proved applicable attention and care to victim(s)
    • Work with bystanders and other care-givers in assessing and caring for victim(s)
    • Identify unhealthy habits and provide a solution to turning into a healthy habit


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