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AHE 985 - Heartsaver First Aid/ CPR/ AED Training

.7 Continuing Education Units (CEU). This course is not for Credit(s).

This course is designed to enable the student to learn basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid techniques.  Topics to be covered include basic life support for cardiac arrest, automated external defibrillator, techniques for external cardiac compression, causes of shock, controlling severe bleeding, and sun stroke/heat stroke.


Course Objectives:

  1. explain the first aid needs of an injured person,
  2. demonstrate the basic steps to control severe bleeding,
  3. identify the causes of shock and respiratory failures,
  4. demonstrate the treatment for victims of heat stroke and sun stroke,
  5. demonstrate effective CPR, and
  6. demonstrate the use of an automated external defibrillator.


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