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P E 160 - First Aid, CPR and AED

3 Credits
Learn how to recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies.  Students successfully completing all course requirements will receive American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification.


Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day
Fall Day, Evening
Winter Day, Evening
Spring Day, Evening

Designed to Serve All students
Active Date 2012-11-06

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 26
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 0 Field Studies 0 Clinical 0 Independent Studies 0
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
  • Physical Education

PE Theory Course Yes

Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
  • Taking Action
  • Before Giving Care
  • The Human Body
  • Checking an Unconscious Person
  • Checking a Conscious Person
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Breathing Emergencies
  • Conscious Choking
  • Unconscious Choking
  • Bleeding
  • Internal Bleeding/Shock
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Injuries to the Head, Neck, and Spine
  • Injuries to the Chest, Abdomen, and Pelvis
  • Sudden Illnesses
  • Poisoning
  • Bites and Stings
  • Substance Abuse and Misuse
  • Heat and Cold-Related Illnesses
  • Water-Related Emergencies
  • Pediatric, Older Adult and Special Situations
  • Emergency Childbirth
  • Disaster, Remote and Wilderness Emergencies

Student Learning Outcomes
Recognize when an emergency has occurred.

Explain and demonstrate the emergency action steps: CHECK-CALL-CARE.

Explain and demonstrate appropriate care for injury or sudden illness until advanced medical personnel arrives.

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