This course will focus on potential emergency situations. It is designed to promote an understanding of standard precautions necessary for personal and professional health maintenance and infection control. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will demonstrate the necessary skills in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and will be given the opportunity to take the completion examination as outlined by the sponsoring agency
- Demonstrate proper emergency rescue and transport procedures.
- Analyze emergency situations and determine appropriate emergency care.
- Investigate legal and ethical issues related to emergency procedures.
- Demonstrate correct use of PPE in relation to standard precautions for prevention or spread of disease.
- Compose an emergency plan for the home.
- Assess the physical and mental status of the client.
- Research and debate issues concerning organ donation.
- Evaluate data related to the mortality rate of the local community.
- Identify and locate designated emergency shelters in the community.
- Compare and contrast emergency procedures used in the media to reality.
- Inspect the school and/or home for potential safety hazards.
- Evaluate current health or safety issues in the community.
- Research current data available on the economic impact of life supportsystems.
- Evaluate emergency services and resources available in the community.
- Demonstrate proficiency in CPR, AED and first aide techniques.
- Utilize activities of HOSA-Future Health Professionals as an integral component of course content, skills application, and leadership development.
- Use information technology applications as appropriate to health care specialties.
- Integrate literacy and numeracy concepts and processes across all curricular units.
- Demonstrate employability and social skills relevant to careers.