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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SMS 175
Title First Responder Training
Credits 3.0

Description

This course is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to function as a First Responder in emergency situations. The course will prepare the student to serve as an essential link in the emergency medical services (EMS) system. The course content covers knowledge and psychomotor skills required to make appropriate decisions and provide immediate care in response to medical emergencies. The course includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer with Automated External Defibrillation and advanced First Aid Skills. Students that successfully complete practical and knowledge exams are eligible for the appropriate first responder course completion card(s). Three lecture hours per week. Required of all ATR and SMS majors. Open to all students who have not received credit for SFL251A.