May 20, 2022
ECE 130 - Emergency Care Credits: 1
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Open
Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and First Aid according to Iowa DHS requirements for child care providers. Identify health and safety practices for early childhood settings. CPR/First Aid and Universal Precautions certification awarded upon satisfactory completion of assignments. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits.
- Define emergency care/first aid.
- List skills needed for the administration of emergency care
- Analyze emergency situations for immediate response and use of the EMS system.
- Express knowledge of protection given a rescuer by the Good Samaritan Law.
- Define actual and implied consent and know how consent applies in helping an adult in an emergency.
- Discuss consent as applied to helping a child in an emergency
- Evaluate an injured victim by use of a primary and secondary survey
- Use Basic Life Support (BLS) guidelines to correct airway, breathing and circulation problems discovered in the primary survey.
- Know when not to move a victim with serious injuries discovered in the secondary survey
- Identify signs and symptoms of respiratory emergencies and know how to respond
- Demonstrate procedure for rescue breathing for an adult, child and infant
- Demonstrate the correct procedures for relieving Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) for an adult, child, and infant.
- Identify symptoms of asthma with appropriate management
- Identify symptoms of allergic reactions and demonstrate use of epinephrine pen.
- Demonstrate one rescuer CPR and use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for an adult, child, and infant
- Describe the importance of AED in CPR
- Demonstrate safety skills when using AED
- Identify symptoms and management of common childhood illnesses and injuries due to medical, injury and environmental emergencies.
- Describe blood borne pathogens and demonstrate use of universal precautions when managing first aid emergencies.
- Demonstrate methods for controlling bleeding
- Identify signs and symptoms of shock and treatment.
- Identify signs and symptoms of fractures and treatment
- Describe first aid for poison emergencies.
- Describe first aid for burns.
- Describe first aid for heat and cold emergencies.
- Review methods for taking body temperature.
- Identify signs of child abuse and the role of the mandatory reporter.
- Verbalize the definition of child abuse as defined by Iowa Code.
- Identify physical, psychological, behavioral, environmental, and other relevant indicators of child abuse.
- Demonstrate requirements and procedures for reporting suspected cases of abuse: when, how, and to whom to report.
- Discuss how to set up a safe environment for children.
- Identify choking hazards.
- Identify appropriate sanitation and handwashing procedures in a child care setting.
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