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Effective Term:
Fall 2018 through Summer 2023
Course Number:
FT 100
Course Title:
Emergency Response for Fitness Professionals
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Course Description

Covers emergency response related to injuries and illnesses in an exercise and fitness environment. Upon satisfactorily completion of the requirements individuals will be eligible for first responder certifications (i.e. CPR, AED, First Aid, etc.).

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  • Administer first aid and life support in sudden illness and emergency situations in a professional fitness setting, meeting fitness industry standards.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

1) Written Exams

2) Practical Exams

3) Case Studies & Scenarios

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

1. Sizing up the scene and primary assessment

2. Taking standard precautions to protect against blood born pathogens.

3. Providing appropriate and timely emergency care for sudden illness and injury

4. Legal considerations