Extra fee. (Both semesters/3 credits)
Training in first aid and CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation). This course provides the application of CPR to adults, children and infants; CPR, using advanced techniques including bag mask ventilation and two-person CPR and theoretical and practical aspects of emergency treatment for sudden illnesses and accidents. Information on the prevention and care of wounds, application of dressings and bandages, choking procedures, musculoskeletal system injuries, burns, heat and cold injuries, emergency techniques. Practice on mannequins and classmates is required. Nationally recognized certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer and in basic/advanced first aid may be earned through this course.