HSCI 0012. Professional CPR and Infection Control for the EMT

Units: 0.5
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in HSCI 2
Hours: 16 (10 lecture, 6 activity)
Meets the mandated professional CPR training requirements for students enrolled in the Emergency Medical Technician program. Provides the American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support/CPR certification for Healthcare Providers. Also provides mandated training for recognizing risks of bloodborne pathogens, infection control, body substance isolation (BSI), and personal protection equipment in accordance with OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910.1030 specific to the EMT and healthcare professional. Training in proper body mechanics of patient movement and lifting techniques, proper operation of patient gurneys during emergency and non-emergency situations. (not transferable)