HSC2400

Standard First Aid

Course Code: HSC2400

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: 2021-22

 

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.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

none

Instructors:

Dr. Steve Givens

givenss@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Responding to Emergencies: Comprehensive First Aid/CPR/AED, American Red Cross, 1st edition.  ISBN 9781584806844

 

Assignment/course outline:

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 student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

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

 

 

 

 

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see first-day handout

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