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Thursday
19
June

CPD Education: EDUC x603: CPR/AED

8:30 AM to 12:30 PM

EDUC x603 – CPR/AED

Thursday, June 19, 8:30-12:30PM, Rm. 136, $50

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WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

This training provides participants with the foundational knowledge to quickly and safely respond in an emergency. An overview is given of the signals of cardiac emergencies, the links of the cardiac chain of survival and the steps for performing CPR. General AED precautions, and special AED situations are addressed. Participants will learn how to recognize the signals of a breathing emergency and how to give care to a person that is choking. This is a hands-on course so participants will practice with manikins, each other, and the AED (trainer machine).

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Describe how to recognize an emergency
  • Describe how to prioritize care for injuries and sudden illness
  • Describe the purpose of Good Samaritan Laws
  • Identify the difference between (expressed) consent and implied consent
  • Identify how to reduce the risk of disease transmission when giving care
  • Explain how to activate and work with the EMS system
  • Explain when to move an injured or ill person from a dangerous scene
  • Explain how to check a conscious person for life-threatening and non-life-threatening conditions
  • Identify the signals of shock
  • Describe how to minimize the effects of shock
  • Demonstrate how to check an unconscious person for life-threatening conditions
  • Recognize the signals of a cardiac emergency
  • Identify the links in the Cardiac Chain of Survival
  • Describe how to care for a heart attack
  • List the causes of cardiac arrest
  • Explain the role of CPR in cardiac arrest
  • Demonstrate how to perform CPR
  • Explain what defibrillation is
  • Explain how defibrillation works
  • Identify precautions to take when using an AED on a person in sudden cardiac arrest
  • Demonstrate how to use an AED
  • Recognize the signals of a breathing emergency
  • Demonstrate how to care for a person who is choking
  • Apply knowledge and skills learned in course during an emergency scenario

INSTRUCTOR DESCRIPTION

Christina Enquist, Ed.D is certified through the American Red Cross

Cost: $50

Location

Loyola Hall

Contact
Christina Enquist
Tel 408-551-1981