Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   First Aid, Safety, and CPR

 Title Abbreviation:   FIRST AID, SAFETY& CPR

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    200

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2

 CIP:    510998

 EPC:    791

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Basic First Aid, safety regulations and CPR. First Aid cards will be issued upon completion and are valid for two years.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Perform first aid procedures for:
    • shock
    • FBO - child, infant and adult
    • CPR - child, infant and adult (1 and 2 person)
    • Severe and minor bleeding
    • Fractures and splinting
    • First, second, and third degree burns
    • Various types of heat and cold exposure
    • Stroke, heart attack, fainting, and epilepsy
    • Oral poisoning
    • Substance abuse
    • AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Use
    • Identify functions and structures of each body system

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Introduction to first aid
    • first aid hurry cases
    • standard procedures for most first aid situations
  2. Shock
  3. F.B.O. (choking) and C.P.R.
    • adult - 1 and 2 person
    • child
  4. Wounds
  5. Fractures and splinting
  6. Burns (1st, 2nd, and 3rd degree)
  7. Heat and cold exposure
  8. Sudden illness
    • heart attack
    • stroke
    • fainting
    • epilespy
  9. Poisoning (irritant and corrosive poisons)
  10. Drugs (depressant and convulsive drugs)