RESP 051 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider

Instruction in basic life support that either (a) prevents circulatory or respiratory arrest (or insufficiency) through prompt recognition and intervention, early entry into the Emergency Medical Services system, or both, or (b) externally supports the circulation and respiration of a victim of cardiac or respiratory arrest through cardiopulmonary resuscitation. A Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider is one who has successfully completed the written examination and all performance (skills) testing of an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Course according to American Heart Association requirements. The card that comes as a result of this course is good for two years.

Unit: 1.00

Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: Acceptance into Respiratory Care Program

Lecture: Minimum 8 hours per semester

Laboratory: Minimum 24 hours per semester


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