|Cheyrl Grayson: Courses: PHED 1010|
CPR for the Professional Rescuer
A lecture and activity course for students who want to gain the skills and knowledge used by professional rescuers when providing initial care for life-threatening respiratory and cardiac emergencies.
Students will be required to attend lectures and video presentations, practice basic life support skills on an infant, child, and adult training mannequin, successfully perform specialized skills and techniques used by professional rescuers, such as 2-man CPR, use of a personal resuscitation mask, and use of a bag-valve-mask ventilator.
1. Learn the role of the professional rescuer in the EMS system
2. Learn the role of the professional rescuer in providing emergency care
3. Learn how to recognize and respond to respiratory and cardiac emergencies in infants, children, and adults
4. Recognize the risk factors that contribute to cardiovascular disease
5. Perform specialized skills used by professional rescuers
Text: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, American Red Cross
"Chris Clean" adult facepiece and lung bag
"Chris Clean" baby facepiece and lung bag
*Wear loose comfortable clothing - the majority of class time is spent on the floor with a training mannequin.
- Successfully perform all basic life support skills
- Complete a written exam with a minimum score of 80%
- Attend all class sessions. Attendance is mandatory.
The assignment of a grade for the course will be determined from attendance and exam score.
A = 94 - 100 Exam Score plus 0 - 1 absences
Any missed work must be made up at the convenience of the instructor.
CPR - PRO
TOPICS: Introduction to course
Chapter 1 - The Professional Rescuer
Chapter 2 - Human Body Systems
Chapter 3 - Preventing Disease Transmission
Chapter 8 - Special Resuscitation Situations