Course Descriptions

HE252 :  First Aid: Responding to Emergencies

This course provides Citizen Responder training, according to American Red Cross standards, in respiratory and cardiac emergencies for adults, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to help sustain life, reduce pain and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical services arrive. Course content and activities prepare the student to recognize emergencies and make appropriate decisions for first aid care. Successful completion may lead to the American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies Adult CPR/AED certification.
Prerequisite: RD090, with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course level.
Credit Hours: 3
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