Medical First Responder
Course Code: FFP0142V
Credit Hours: 40 clock hours
Effective beginning: Fall 2020
Course Description:This course introduces the student to the skills and techniques used for first responder to medical emergencies. Classroom instruction includes a variety of medical related topics encountered by firefighters. Practical exercises and scenarios are included to enhance classroom instruction and skill development.
Public Service Building Y
Required textbooks/ course materials:
No textbook required
See your Instructor First Day Handout for individual instructor assignment schedule.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
FFP 0142V is not a general education core course, but is a core Fire Fighter I course.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Conduct a primary assessment of problems that are a threat to life if not corrected immediately.
Demonstrate the use, decontamination, disinfection, and disposal of personal protective equipment used for protection from infection.
Perform the following procedures as defined in the Journal of the American Medical Association, “Standards and Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC)”:
FF Outcome 1: Demonstrate mastery of Firefighter knowledge and skills.
FF Outcome 2: Demonstrate safety skills appropriate for Firefighters.
FF Outcome 3: Apply critical thinking/problem-solving and diagnostic skills proficiency as appropriate for employees in a Firefighter’s work setting.
FF Outcome 4: Exhibit leadership through team building, and professional skills appropriate for employees in a Firefighter’s work setting.
FF Outcome 5: Demonstrate skills required to become certified and employed as Firefighters.
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Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
- PowerPoint Presentation
- Role Play
- Hands-on Applications
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