CCOG for MP 113 Summer 2024

Course Number:
MP 113
Course Title:
Healthcare Provider CPR/AED, First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogens
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Course Description

Introduces CPR, first aid and bloodborne pathogens, applicable to working in healthcare environments, home, and community settings. Covers skills to perform CPR and operate an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) for adults/children/infants. Includes citizen level first aid for providing initial care to persons injured or stricken by sudden illness where help is not immediately available. Covers how to minimize communicable disease transmission while providing emergency care. Recommended: RD 115 or equivalent placement. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Recognize and apply appropriate basic first aid in cases of sudden illness and emergency situations in the home, work, or community environment for infant, child, or adult patient.

  • Apply CPR/AED skills for adult, child and infant patients as a team member of healthcare providers or in home/community settings.

  • Be prepared to apply for (1) CPR/AED for healthcare providers, (2) first aid, and (3) bloodborne pathogens cards from American Red Cross.

Course Activities and Design

  1. Lectures

  2. Videos

  3. Skill application

  4. Individual and group demonstrations

  5. Case studies - scenarios/simulations

  6. Communication skills

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Written Examination

  2. Practical Skills examination

  3. Case study application

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Apply the principles in the Chain of Survival

  • Demonstrate the proper assessment of an acutely ill or injured person

  • Recognize and provide care for various types of respiratory emergencies & choking

  • Provide appropriate care for shock and heart attack

  • Know general care for wounds and demonstrate care skills

  • Recognize burn emergencies and provide care

  • Understand and provide care for heat and cold emergencies

  • Recognize and provide care for sudden illness situations

  • Recognize and provide care for bone and joint injuries

  • Understand appropriate use of AED technology

  • Recognize and provide care for cardiac emergencies for adult, child, and infant

  • Differentiate cardiac care scenarios and determine best care plan

  • Demonstrate how to perform effective rescue breathing

  • Demonstrate professional CPR skills for adults, children and infants

  • Understand how to protect themselves from exposure to bloodborne pathogens

  • Know what actions to take when exposed to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace

  • Know what & how to report any exposure to blood or blood-containing materials in the workplace