Course Outlines

First Aid / CPR for the Allied Health Care Provider — HEAL 1800

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 1.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 1.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 0.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course covers the knowledge and skills that are needed for emergency care of the injured or ill until medical care can be obtained. It should also serve to create an active interest in the prevention of accidents and illnesses. This course is designed for those needing more advanced knowledge and skills than the layperson; medical assistants, personal trainers, lifeguards, police officers, and patient care technicians. Basic skills performed in the management of basic life support are in accordance with standards set by the American Heart Association.
  2. Course Effective Dates: 8/22/05 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. apply and correctly use an AED
    2. apply bandages
    3. apply splints
    4. control bleeding
    5. define healthy lifestyles
    6. demonstrate proper use of a pocket mask and BVM
    7. demonstrate rescue breathing
    8. describe basic heart and lung structure
    9. describe healthy lifestyles
    10. describe infant, child, and adult basic lifesaving procedures
    11. differentiate between infant, child, and adult basic lifesaving procedures
    12. identify heart attack risk factors
    13. identify heart attack signs and symptoms
    14. manage obstructed airway
    15. manage shock
    16. perform adult 2-rescuer CPR
    17. perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    18. perform infant, child, and adult airway obstruction procedures
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted