Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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HE 252 - First Aid

3 Credit(s)

This course will focus on emergency first aid response, assessment, care, prevention and promotion. Students will study and practice and become certified in life-saving skills related to airway obstruction, CPR, shock, soft tissue musculoskeletal sudden illness, and a variety of other emergencies.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the skills and competencies needed to identify, care for and prevent; cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal sudden illness and delayed help emergencies for all age groups, including the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the Emergency Action Steps and activation of the Emergency Medical Services system.
  3. Describe the legal guidelines and responsibilities of providing victim care and the lay responder’s role within the EMS system.
  4. Describe the relationships between the interacting dimensions of environmental, physical, mental, emotional, social, intellectual and occupational health and the influence they have on safety awareness.
  5. Utilize independent critical thinking skills when analyzing evidence and non-evidence based research on emergency first aid response and other preventive health information.

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