Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

AHSE 022 - AHA Heartsaver First Aid/CPR


Credits: 0.4
LEC hours per week: 0.200
LAB hours per week: 0.400
A fundamental training program in emergency care that incorporates CPR and other emergency skills into a single course. Emphasizes utilizing the priorities of care and approach to the patient as demonstrated by professional emergency care providers. The core program provides minimum information and skills for a variety of environments and can be supplemented with additional first aid topics specific to the needs of the course participants. Available on-campus as well as on a contract basis throughout Walla Walla and Columbia counties. Formerly: IFA 022.
Course Outcomes:
  • Accurately describe assessment of scene safety.
  • Demonstrate barrier protection.
  • List major components of primary care as identified by AHA guidelines.
  • Describe, demonstrate, and practice airway assessment, obstructed airway clearance, ventilation, and chest compressions.
  • Describe, demonstrate, and practice airway assessment, obstructed airway clearance, ventilation, and chest compressions.
  • Review injury and illness assessment.
Course Topics:
  1. CPR/airway management
  2. Control of bleeding/shock
  3. Scene management/safety
  4. Injury assessment
  5. Components of primary care
  6. BSI