HREC 139 Wilderness First Responder

This course provides an introduction to First Aid and patient care in remote settings. This course includes wound and infection management, realigning fractures, treating dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring, long-term management problems, and up-to-date information on environmental emergencies.

Students who complete Wilderness First Responder training from a qualified outside provider will receive alternative credit for this course.

Credits

3 Credits

HREC 139Wilderness First Responder

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I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

30

Semester Contact Hours Lab

30

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course provides an introduction to First Aid and patient care in remote settings. This course includes wound and infection management, realigning fractures, treating dislocations, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring, long-term management problems, and up-to-date information on environmental emergencies.

Students who complete Wilderness First Responder training from a qualified outside provider will receive alternative credit for this course.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

First Aid, CPR, Adult, Child and infant with AED certification Knowledge of treatment of injuries, patient assessment, environmental factors and medical illness.

VI. Delivery Methodologies