PRINCIPLES OF BASIC LIFE SUPPORT FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

  • Program: Emergency Medical Services
  • Course: Principles of Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
  • Course #: EMSV1180
  • Total Credits: 1

Course Description

This course is intended for students in healthcare-related programs needing CPR certification, as well as students desiring more depth in their knowledge in Basic Life Support (BLS). The student will receive an American Heart Association card showing certification as a provider of BLS for Healthcare Providers. Anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology as it relates to heart disease and stroke will be discussed. Certification in adult, child, and infant Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and choking will be provided using the latest guidelines provided by the American Heart Association. Personal and victim safety, ethical/legal considerations, and special resuscitation situations will also be discussed.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Assess patients
Differentiate between treatment options
Utilize skills for treatment

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  EMSV1020 OR Current CPR certification OR taken currently with EMSV1100
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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