HHP 212 : CPR - American Heart Association Heartsaver with Pediatric
CPR-AHA Heartsaver Pediatric
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The Heartsaver Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) with Pediatric CPR course teaches the basic techniques of adult CPR and use of an AED. Pediatric CPR skills may be taught if students live or work in a setting where children are present. Students also learn to use barrier devices in CPR and give first aid for choking for responsive adult, child and infant victims. Course teaches how to recognize the signs of four major emergencies: heart attack, stroke, cardiac arrest, and foreign-body airway obstruction. Through the American Heart Association. Course meets the Dental Assistant standards.
1. understand the legality ethical consideration of CPR care.
2. demonstrate basic assessment of an emergency situation.
3. explain the role of the lay rescuer and community in the emergency cardiac care system.
4. demonstrate mastery of the techniques used to safely open the airway in both a possible spinal cord injury victim as well as a non-spinal cord injury victim.
5. demonstrate mastery of the techniques needed for adult, child, infant CPR (includes mouth to mouth and mouth to nose rescue breathing).
6. demonstrate mastery of the techniques needed for adult, child, infant Foreign body airway obstruction procedures (conscious unconscious).
7. demonstrate usage of a barrier device for mouth to mouth resuscitation.
8. demonstrate proper usage of an AED (automatic external defibrillator).
General education/Related instruction lists
- Foundational Skills/Health