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.
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.
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%)
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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