Standard First Aid
Course Description:This course provides knowledge about what to do in case of a medical emergency before a medical team arrives. Students will learn principles of care and protection based on life saving measures in the treatment of traumatic injuries, epidemic diseases, spread of disease and injury to others. Also included are preventing hazardous or crippling complications of injuries, alleviating suffering by comforting the victim, and preventing emotional complications.
Dr. Steve Givens
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Responding to Emergencies: Comprehensive First Aid/CPR/AED, American Red Cross, 1st edition. ISBN 9781584806844
See first-day handout.
Discipline-level learning outcomes:
REC 1: Prepare individuals and groups to participate in a variety of sports.
REC 2: Demonstrate the ability to officiate various sport activities.
REC 3: Organize large group activities for a variety of sports.
REC 4: Lead group activities in a social setting.
REC 5: Recognize diverse needs of special populations.
REC 6: Describe various aspects of outdoor recreation, education and conservation.
REC 7: Demonstrate employability skills.
REC 8: Provide care for and demonstrate prevention of athletic injuries.
REC 9: Understand foundations of sport fitness and exercise physiology.
Course-level learning outcomes:
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Identify safe and effective modes of transporting an injured or ill person
Identify and demonstrate 2 or more person CPR/rescue breathing
Identify consent laws specific to disabled individuals
Identify modified CPR, rescue breathing, splinting techniques for injured or disabled individuals
Identify animal bites and inherent complications common to Florida outdoor recreation
Identify effective PPE (personal protective equipment) use
Identify symptoms/signs of cardiac emergencies
Identify benefits of AED and/or CPR
Present effective CPR techniques
Present effective use of AED
Identify anatomical, directional terms, body systems, body cavities, and skeletal structure of the human body
Present effective application of pressure bandage, sling, and splint
Identify injuries common to joints, muscle, connective tissue, and bones
Identify major muscle groups and their functions
Identify normal pulse and respiration rates
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
Lecture is the primary method of instruction. Lectures are enhanced by board illustrations, concept maps, and/or power point presentations. Additional teaching strategies may include: use of inquiry, critical thinking, class discussions and/or oral presentations.
College-wide policies and resources
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