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Cheyrl Grayson: Courses: PHED 1000
 
PHED 1000
FIRST AID AND CPR
 
INSTRUCTOR: Cheryl Grayson
  Gym - 112
   Office #: 272-4540
  E-mail: cgrayson@em.daltonstate.edu

 

TOPICS: Role of the Professional Rescuer
  Human Body Systems
Responding to Emergencies
Checking Victims
Care For Conscious Choking
Rescue Breathing
Care For Unconscious Choking
Heart Attack Recognition and Care
CPR
Automated External Defibrillation
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Prevention of Disease Transmission
Injuries
Wounds
Shock
Burns
Injuries to Muscles, Bone, Joints
Sudden Illness

ATTENDANCE:

Attendance is required for certification, BUT all absences MUST be made up by attending another class session. Two (2) absences will be allowed. Three (3) absences = Failure in the course.

GRADING:

94 - 100 = A
87 - 93 = B
80 - 86 = C
Below 80 = F

Due to the nature of the skills in this course, you will be participating in strenuous activities, such as performing CPR on the floor. If you have a medical condition or disability that may prevent you from taking part in the practice session, or if you have any questions at all about your ability to participate fully in the American Red Cross Workplace Training: Adult CPR/AED course, you should discuss this with your health-care provider or your instructor before you start the course. Wear comfortable clothing to the class since you will be working on the floor.

Students with disabilities or special needs of any type should contact Disability Support Services in the Ace Center to request reasonable accommodations for academic programs and other activities of Dalton State College. Students must personally register with Disability Support Services by providing adequate documentation to verify the disability and/or need. A minimum of five to ten business days is needed for approved accommodations to be arranged. The ACE Center is located on the lower level of Pope Student Center.

PHED 1000
First Aid and CPR

 

COURSE: PHED 1000 First Aid and CPR
Purpose To train individuals in the community to overcome any reluctance to act in emergency situations, and to recognize and care for life-threatening emergencies such as respiratory or cardiac problems, sudden illness, and injury.
Learning Objectives Identify how to respond to emergency situations by checking to see if it is safe to intervene.

Identify how to reduce the risk of a heart attack.

Recognize the signals of a heart attack and provide care to reduce the chance of cardiac arrest.

Learn how to care for an adult who stops breathing.

Learn how to care for an adult who is choking.

Learn how to give CPR to an adult whose heart has stopped.

Learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator for victims of sudden

cardiac arrest.

Learn about the role of CPR and AEDs in the cardiac chain of survival.

Learn how to control bleeding.

Learn how to care for nonlife-threatening emergencies such as a strain, sprain, or fractures.

Identify how to use your community= s emergency medical services (EMS) system effectively.

Instructor A currently authorized American Red Cross Community First Aid and Safety Instructor, and A CPR@ / A AED@ Instructor.

Name: Cheryl Grayson; 272-4540; cgrayson@em.daltonstate.edu
Name: Sally Addis; 272-4455; saddis@em.daltonstate.edu
Name: P.J. Hall; 272-4539; phall@em.daltonstate.edu

Certification Successfully complete all skills outlined in the course.
Pass 2 written exams with a minimum score of 80% on each.
American Red Cross Certificate 1 year for Adult CPR/AED certification
3 years for First Aid certification
Participant Materials 1. American Red Cross Community First Aid participant= s manual
2. ARC Workplace Training Adult CPR/AED Skills Card
3. Chris Clean Face Piece and Air Bag
4. First Aid supplies packet