Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Recognize and initiate early management of pre-arrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome
- Demonstrate proficiency in providing BLS care, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating AED use
- Manage cardiac arrest until the return of spontaneous circulation, transfer of care, or termination of resuscitation
- Identify and treat ischemic chest pain and expedite the care of patients with acute coronary syndromes
- Recognize other life-threatening clinical situations, such as stroke, and provide effective initial care and transfer to reduce disability and death
- Demonstrate effective communication as a member or leader of a resuscitation team and recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance
Upon completion the student shall be able to
- Identify and treat pediatric patients
- Maintain and treat life threatening injuries in the pediatric patient
- Determine the difference in stable vs non stable patient's
- Know the difference in assessment of pediatric age groups compared to adult patient's
- Perform an assessment on the pediatric patient using a skill based scenario
Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:
- Complete scene size up using PPE
- Recognizing mechanisms of injuries and assessing accordingly.
- Determine critical vs. non-critical patients.
- Be able to complete patient assessment successfully determining life threatening injuries.
- Adequately package and treat patient's given a specific scenario in the 10 minute time limit.
- Complete written and practical exams with a passing grade.