2016-2017 Catalog

EMSP 1005 CPR Refresher

0.5 - 0.0 - 0.5


(1) Current Healthcare Provider card - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

This course will review with the participant how to recognize and respond to life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrest, respiratory arrest, and foreign-body airway obstruction (choking). The student will review when to recognize heart attack and stroke symptoms in adults and breathing difficulty in children. This course teaches the skills needed to respond to the emergencies identified. The participant will review the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with barrier devices and bag-mask devices), use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO).