Catalog 2021-2022

HSC 250 Emergency Medical Response

The content and lab activities in this course prepare students to work collaboratively, use critical thinking and make appropriate decisions about the care to provide in a medical emergency. The first responder skills taught include advanced first aid, single-responder-two-person responder and team CPR with AED training, administering supplemental oxygen, prevention of infectious disease transmission including OSHA bloodborne pathogen and exposure control planning. Red Cross certification(s) in Emergency Medical Response First Aid and Basic Life Support for Health Care Professionals may be earned. Permission is required to enroll in this course. Lab fees required.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

HSC 220 or HSC 230 with a C or better.

Offered

fall and spring semesters.