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HSCI 003: CPR / AED - Basic Life Support for Providers and Professionals

Course Description

This course is designed for individuals with a professional duty to respond to emergencies, including healthcare professionals and other personnel in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings. The course focuses on the cardiac chain of survival, and how to recognize and respond to cardiac and respiratory emergencies for the adult, child, and infant. Additional topics include the principles and application of one and two person CPR and the Automated External Defibrillator, the Bag-Value-Mask, victim and rescuer safety, the prevention of disease transmission, and team dynamics. Successful completion leads to certification in "BLS - Basic Life Support for Providers" of the American Heart Association.

Units: 0.5

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to CSU only

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Pass/No Pass, Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 8 – 9
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 9

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to CSU only
Last Updated 7/19/23