HE-110 : Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: HE-110 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 1

Credits: 1

Pre-requisites (if any): BE-112 or 205, BE-122 or 226, or satisfactory score on the CUNY/ACT Assessment Test.

Course Description in college catalog:

Basic life support knowledge and skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation developed, including artificial circulation, artificial respiration, and clearing obstructed airways. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive CPR Certification.

1 Students in HE-101, HE-102, HE-103, HE-104, HE-105, HE-106, HE-107, HE-108, HE-110, and HE-111 must pay a special supplies and services fee of $5.00.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

This course is typically used as an elective for students going into a healthcare field. Many students require CPR certification to enter healthcare programs like nursing or emergency medical technician. Other students require it for certification/ licensure in the healthcare field or for employment. It can fulfill or at least partially fulfill the course requirements of the following degree programs:

A.A.S. Medical Assistant 

A.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences

A.S. Environmental Science (advised major elective)

A.S. Health Sciences (advised major elective)

A.S. Public Health (advised major elective)

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General Education Outcomes: Below is a listing of General Education Outcome(s) that this course supports.

  1. Communicate effectively in various forms

  2. Use analytical reasoning to identify issues or problems and evaluate evidence in order to make informed decisions

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

  1. Students will be able to recognize and react to the four major life-threatening emergencies including heart attack, stroke, choking, and sudden cardiac arrest.
  2. Students will perform one and two rescuer CPR for an adult, child or infant victim.
  3. Students will integrate the automated external defibrillator into resuscitations.
  4. Students will perform compressions with adequate rate and depth.
  5. Students will provide artificial ventilations using mouth to mouth, mouth to face shield, mouth to mask, and a bag mask device.
  6. Students will be able to assist an adult, child or infant victim of a foreign body airway obstruction.
  7. Students will recognize the signs and symptoms of major illness.
  8. Students will define the cardiac chain of survival.

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study

  2. Work collaboratively to accomplish learning objectives

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

Students will be evaluated by class participation, two practical skills examinations, and a twenty five question final written examination.

Academic Integrity policy (department or College):
Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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