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Law Enforcement Medical Interv

Course Number: 10-504-205
Credits: 1
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Description: 10-504-205 LAW ENFORCEMENT MEDICAL INTERVENTION ...students will have the opportunity to learn how to perform an initial medical assessment for an injury or medical condition, how to provide immediate treatment for a variety of injuries and conditions, and how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an automated external defibrillator (AED). Recruits will be certified First Aid and CPR/AED to give them the basic skills they need to know to provide help to injured people until more medically trained arrive on scene and take over. Components of a healthy lifestyle, stress relaxation techniques, and how to implement healthy habits are also included in this course. (Prerequisite: 10-504-200 Law Enforcement Basics ; Corequisites: all 10-504-XXX courses in the current semester)
Total Credits: 1

Prior Learning Assessments

None

Course Competencies

  1. List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of first aid rescuers
  2. Take actions to prevent disease transmission
  3. Conduct an initial and secondary assessment to assess the severity of injuries or other medical conditions
  4. Provide first aid for soft-tissue injuries, severe bleeding and shock
  5. Provide first aid for injuries to muscles, joints and bones, including head, neck and back injuries
  6. Provide first aid for sudden illnesses
  7. Provide care for breathing emergencies
  8. Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  9. Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  10. Provide care in special situations
  11. Recognize and respond to a person suffering from an opioid overdose including administering Naloxone (Narcan), if indicated