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2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog 
2023-2024 WWCC College Catalog

AHSE 052 - BLS/CPR Instructor Training

Credits: 0.8
LEC hours per week: 0.360
LAB hours per week: 0.720
Provides the necessary knowledge and skills to facilitate BLS training adhering to the standards of the American Heart Association. Formerly: AHSE 052.
Course Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate instruction of didactic material and perform BLS skills to AHA standards.
  • Identify and correct inadequate CPR performance.
  • Discuss principles of remedial and psychomotor learning.
  • Describe records management for AHA Community Training Centers.
  • Discuss use and maintenance of mannequins, AED’s, airway adjuncts, and related supplies.
Course Topics:
  1. Chain of Survival
  2. Medical emergencies and related physiology
  3. Adult CPR
  4. Child CPR
  5. Infant CPR
  6. Airway emergencies
  7. AED indications, placement, use
  8. Practical application and skills/knowledge testing
  9. Learning domains and effective instruction
  10. Psychomotor testing
  11. AHA instructional aids
  12. AHA records management
  13. Mannequin maintenance
  14. Student safety/infection control