CPR916 - CPR Basic Rescuer Re-certification BLS - C

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Subject Title
CPR Basic Rescuer Re-certification BLS - C

Subject Description
This subject is intended for participants who have current CPR "BLS-C" level status and are due for renewal. Participants are expected to attend the subject with a proficiency in their skills. The retraining includes a review of current statistics on cardiovascular disease, risk factors, signs and symptoms, actions for survival and entry into the emergency medical system. Emphasis will be place on demonstration and practice of the up to date standards for CPR and choking procedures for the adult, child and infant. This subject is taught to the standards of agencies such as the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario,
Toronto EMS, and/or other recognized providers.

Credit Status
A certificate of completion is awarded to successful students upon completion of the course. Annual re-training is recommended.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Understand any updates on standards of practice of CPR, AED and choking procedures for the infant child and adult.

2. Survey the safety of the emergency scene and contact EMS appropriately.

3. Demonstrate CPR special considerations (mouth to stoma, pregnancy etc).

4. Demonstrate the use of barrier devices.

5. Recognize the risk factors, signs and symptoms of someone suffering from angina, heart attack and/or stroke.

6. Perform one and two rescuer CPR to current standards on an adult child and infant in cardiac arrest.

7. Perform the choking sequence for a conscious, conscious to unconscious and found unconscious scenarios to current standards on adult child and infant casualties with and obstructed airway.

9. Understand the legal implications of acting as a first responder.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Proof of BLS-C CPR current within the last two years.

Topic Outline
-  A review of any updates on the standards of practice of CPR and choking procedures
-  Scene survey
-  Chain of survival
-  Emergency medical systems (E.M.S.)
-  Heart and lung structure and function
-  Risk factors for heart disease and stroke
-  Definition of sudden death, heart attack, stroke
-  Legal issues
-  Definition and cause of cardiac arrest
-  Definition and explanation of respriatory arrest and cardiac arrest
-  Choking and heimlich manoeuver
Adult, child and infant choking practice on conscious, conscious to unconscious and found unconscious scenarios
One and two rescuer CPR and AED practice for the adult child and infant victims

Mode of Instruction
Lecture, videos, demonstrations, practice on mannequins and on each other, group presentations

Note: If you suffer from any chronic health condition i.e. heart disease, asthma, etc. that may be affected by the physical participation in this subject, please consult your physician before registering. Please do not attend the subject if you are suffering from either a cold or an open mouth sore.

Prescribed Texts
Prescribed texts and other required materials will be provided on the first day of class as included in the subject fee.

Reference Material

Required Supplies

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
Written Quiz:
Requiring an 85% passing grade
Practical Skills Testing:  Requiring satisfactory completion

Grading Scheme:
If both the written and practical components are completed satisfactorily as specified under 'Modes of Evaluation'.
Unsatisfactory:  If either the written or practical component is not completed to standard.

Approved by: Lisa Somers