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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SURG 102 - Healthcare Provider First Aid/CPR, AED and Bloodborne Pathogens

2 Credits
This course covers one- and two-person, adult, child and infant CPR. Students practice caring for persons with foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO), pocket mask, bag valve mask, personal barrier techniques and use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The course teaches to effectively recognize and treat in critical minutes until Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrive. Topics include: general first aid principles, medical emergencies, injury, environmental emergencies, and blood borne pathogens. This course is approved by OSHA, WISHA (Labor and Industries) for healthcare providers. An AHA card will be issued upon the successful completion of a written exam and skills evaluation. In addition, the mandatory seven hours of HIV/AIDS education for health care providers is included.