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ALH 102 - Basic Emergency Management


Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Description
A course to provide the knowledge and skills to manage an emergency situation that involves personal injury and/or sudden illness. Upon completion of the course, the student will receive certification for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from the American Heart Association and Advanced First Aid and Personal Safety from the American Red Cross.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Respond to breathing emergencies and obstructed airway emergencies.
  2. Respond to bleeding and shock emergencies.
  3. Respond to soft tissue and musculoskeletal emergencies. Respond to head and spine emergencies.
  4. Respond to poisoning, heat and cold emergenCies.
  5. Perform infant and adult CPR.
  6. Live a healthier lifestyle.
Listed Topics
  1. Responding to Emergencies
  2. Body Systems
  3. Breathing Emergencies
  4. Obstructed Airway
  5. Adult CPR
  6. Infant and Child CPR
  7. Professional Rescuer CPR
  8. Bleeding and Shock
  9. Soft Tissue and Musculoskeletal
  10. Head and Spine Injuries
  11. Specific Injuries
  12. Poisoning
  13. Heat & Cold Exposures
  14. Moving Victims
  15. Healthier Lifestyles
Reference Materials
Text:  Responding to Emergencies, American Red Cross/ Mosby Lifeline.
Approved By: Kingsmore, John Date Approved: 01/13/1997


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