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Cardiopulmonary Resus CE

CPR 011 – CPR Instructor Training

Become familiar with the theory and instructional techniques necessary to teach to the public basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) according to guidelines of the American Heart Association (AHA). Participants must have a current CPR card. Topics include adult learning theory, methodology, test administration, care of equipment and the duties and responsibilities of CPR instructors.

Course Objectives:
1. discuss the structure of CPR courses available through the AHA;
2. instruct learners in specific course content according to the standards of the AHA;
3. identify and solve instructional problems related to CPR training;
4. demonstrate acceptable standards of performance when practicing on mannekins, and
5. explain the requirements for initial completion of and later renewal of CPR cards.

CPR 013 – CPR/First Aid Training

Learn basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid techniques and become certified by the American Red Cross (ARC). Topics include basic life support for cardiac arrest, artificial respiration and artificial circulation, techniques for external cardiac compression, causes of shock, controlling severe bleeding, sun stroke and heat stroke and using an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED).

Course Objectives:
1. evaluate first aid needs of injured individuals,
2. perform basic first aid to control severe bleeding,
3. identify the causes of shock and respiratory failure,
4. treat victims of heat stroke and sun stroke,
5. perform effective CPR, and
6. demonstrate the proper use of an AED.

CPR 014 – HEARTSAVER PROVIDER

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate one-rescuer CPR,
2. demonstrate the method to relieve complete airway obstruction in a conscious adult; and
3. describe CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use.

CPR 201 – CPR for Infants and Children

This course is designed for child care providers to offer instruction in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and home safety tips for infants and children. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive an American Heart Association CPR card. Topics to be covered include basic cardio-pulmonary anatomy and physiology, and methods to prevent mortality from respiratory complications or other causes of sudden death.

Course Objectives:
1. demonstrate an understanding of infant and child cardio-pulmonary resuscitation,
2. demonstrate the ability to relieve an airway obstruction for a conscious infant or child, and
3. demonstrate the ability to relieve an airway obstruction for an unconscious infant or child.

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