List of Courses
HFA 203 Responding to Emergencies (2 credits)
This course is designed to develop safety consciousness and train individuals in the skills and emergency procedures necessary to render assistance to others. It stresses the basic steps for handling cardiac emergencies with adults, infants and children, along with the first aid skills necessary for treating soft tissue injuries, bleeding control, and other sudden illnesses. All of these skills are taught under American Red Cross standards leading to certification in CPR, First Aid, and use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) device. This course is appropriate for home and working environments, and is not intended for professional rescuers. This course does not meet the Health or Physical Education activity requirement.
HFA 204 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (1 credit)
Taught under American Red Cross standards leading to professional-rescuer certification in CPR, this course enables students to provide appropriate initial care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, infants and children. Included in the course: two-rescue CPR, use of a resuscitation mask and bag-valve mask, and special rescue situations. The course is intended for public safety personnel, athletic trainers, lifeguards, emergency response teams, and health care professionals. (This will not fulfill the Physical Education Health requirement.)
HFA 214 CPR Recertification (0.5 credits)
Taught under American Red Cross guidelines. This course is for public safety personnel, lifeguards, athletic trainers, emergency response team members and health care professionals who need to update and recertify in professional rescuer skills. Prerequisite: Current CPR card issued within one year or Permission of Instructor.
HFA 215 Community CPR and First Aid (1 credit)
Taught under American Red Cross guidelines. This course leads to certification in Community CPR and First Aid and stresses the basic steps to follow in recognizing and caring for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, infants and children. Includes first aid skills for soft tissue injuries, bleeding control, splinting and other sudden illnesses. Appropriate for home and working environments. This course is not intended for professional rescuers. There are no prerequisites for this course.