|Biological and Health Sciences Division|
|HLTH 55||EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONSE||Fall 2012|
|4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.||5 Units|
|Total Quarter Learning Hours: 84 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)|
|Lecture Hours: 4||Lab Hours: 3||Lecture/Lab:|
|Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.|
|Course Status: Active||Grading: Letter Grade with P/NP option|
|Degree Status: Applicable||Credit Status: Credit|
|Degree or Certificate Requirement: AA Degree|
|GE Status: Non-GE|
|Articulation Office Information -|
|Transferability: CSU||Validation: 07/01/2010; 10/25/11|
|1. Description -|
|Provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an emergency medical responder (EMR)to help sustain life, reduce pain and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until more advanced medical help takes over. The course meets or exceeds the 2008 Emergency Medical Services Educational Standards for Emergency Medical Response and meets Guidelines 2010 for First Aid and 2010 Consensus on Science for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.|
|Advisory: Not open to students with credit in HLTH 5.|
|2. Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|Fully equipped lecture room including DVD and projector, overhead projector or document camera, screen, blackboard, manikins (ratio of no more than 3 to 1 recommended), decontamination supplies, non-rebreather masks, bag-valve masks, resuscitation masks, airways, (NPA, OPA) suction devices, nasal cannulas, oxygen cylinders, oxygen tubing, oxygen regulators, backboards, cervical collars, bandages, soft and rigid splints, blood pressure cuffs, stethoscopes, and an automated external defibrillator trainer. |
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation -|
|7. Representative Text(s) -|
|American Red Cross. Emergency Medical Response Textbook. First edition, St. Louis, StayWell Inc.,2011. |
American Red Cross. Emergency Medical Response Workbook. First edition, StayWell Inc.,2011.
American Red Cross. CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Providers Handbook. StayWell Publishers, 2011.
AAOS. Emergency Medical Responder. 5th edition, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2011.
Bergeron, Brady. Emergency Medical Responder. 8th edition, 2011.
Chapleua, W. EMT-P, RN, TNS; P. Pons, MD. Emergency Medical Technician. Mosby Inc., 2011.
|8. Disciplines -|
|Health Science or EMT |
|9. Method of Instruction -|
|Lecture, Discussion, Laboratory, Demonstration, question and answer sessions, skills scenarios, practice while you watch DVD, watch then practice DVD, group exercises. |
|10. Lab Content -|
|Practice with equipment and manikins for the following skills: CPR, AED,Resuscitation mask, BVM, Airways, Suctioning, Backboarding, Spinal immobilization, Bandaging, Splinting, Bleeding control, Oxygen administration, Blood pressure,and Emergency moves, instructor led practice, reciprocal practice, partner practice. |
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
|Students must read all assigned chapters in both text books, complete workbook, and practice all skills. |
|13. Need/Justification -|
|This course is a restricted support course for the AA degree in Adaptive Fitness Therapy. |
|Last updated:||2014-05-29 15:46:01|