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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

School of Healthcare and Psychology

This Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course provides healthcare practitioners and public safety staff with the requisite knowledge and skills to respond to an adult; children and infant breathing cases and for cardiac arrest emergencies and identify proper procedures.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation builds the core critical thinking; problem-solving; and collaborative team skills required to achieve improved patient outcomes.

Key Words: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Cardiac Arrest, Rescue Breaths, Chest Compressions, Recovery Position, Automated External Defibrillator.


Course Code: HCP2B8101

Certified: YES

Level: 2

Credits: 3


Time: 3 Hours

Expiry: 1 YEAR

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course each student is expected to be able to:

A. Subject Knowledge and Understanding

  • LO 1. Understand the importance of Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • LO 2. Describe the importance of early detection of the deterioration of patient with cardiac arrest situation.
  • LO 3. Understand airway management and ventilation inside Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) process.

B. Cognitive Skills (Critical Thinking, Problem Solving)

  • LO 4. Recognize the meaning and identification of cardiac arrest.
  • LO 5. Recognize the information on clinical direction on the Cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedure for adults patients.
  • LO 6. Recognize how to deal with Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in children and infants patients.

C. Subject Specific Practical/Professional Skills

  • LO 7. Distinguish between Cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedure for adults and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedure for children and infants.
  • LO 8. Practice how to treat Cardiopulmonary arrest in adults and Cardiopulmonary arrest in children and infants.

Curriculum Outline

The key themes covered by the course and their indicative weighing:

  • What is the Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (25%)
  • Cardiac Arrest (25%)
  • Adults Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (25%)
  • Paediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (25%)

Online Certificates

Students successfully completing their course and assessments will be entitled to a digital badge. A digital badge is a connected, verifiable electronic imagery credential which reflects the achievement of the learning outcomes on their course.

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