BIOL 4401 - First Aid, 1 Credit

Level: Lower

An introductory course dealing with the ways to handle first aid situations. Included are measures to be taken in treating shock, bleeding, fractures, poisonings, and drug overdoses. Emphasis is placed on preparing individuals to handle common household emergencies, and recognizing and treating cardiac arrest and choking victims. Completion of the course leads to certification in standard first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation.