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Emergency Services Course Descriptions

ES115 Crisis Intervention
Provides a theoretical background for understanding crisis intervention and offers an arena to experience a variety of crisis management styles. Assists the emergency service worker or health care provider to evaluate their emotional reactions and methods of coping in order to stay healthy on the job. F, Sp, offered as needed. CLCT
3 Credits

ES172 Intro to Emergency Services
Explores the philosophy and history of emergency services. Presents the history of loss of life and property in fire, major medical emergencies, and natural disasters. Covers the responsibility of emergency services in a community, the roles and responsibilities of a paramedic and firefighter, an overview of the ICS system, and the organization and function of emergency services agencies and allied organizations, education and certification. Includes sources of professional literature, awareness and identification of hazardous materials, emergency services apparatus, fire behavior, detection and protection systems, cultural diversity, harassment in the workplace, survey of professional career opportunities and requirements, and development of a resume. Offered as needed.
4 Credits

XES0001A CPR
Provides the essentials of first aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) procedures.
0 Non-Credit

XES0001B First Aid
Provides the essentials of first aid and CPR procedures.
0 Non-Credit

XES0800A First Aid and CPR
Provides the essentials of first aid and CPR procedures. Offered as needed
0 Non-Credit

XES9400A Standard First Aid
Course teaches the first aid skills a person needs to act as the first link in the emergency medical system (EMS). Skills and techniques help participants to stay calm in emergencies and make decisions with appropriate steps in controlling the medical situation until emergency service personnel arrive.
.8 CEU

XES9400B Medic First Aid
Provides essentials of first aid and CPR procedures for employees in business and industry.
.8 CEU

XES9400C Health Care Provider CPR
Covers the principles and procedures of providing basic life support to victims of airway obstruction, respiratory arrest and/or cardiac arrest. Leads to certification in basic life support by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association.
.8 CEU

XES9400D CPR Level C
Emergency Services (non-cr)
.8 CEU

XES9400E CPR Refresher
Review of Adult Basic Life Support using lecture, audiovisual presentation and mannequin practice in the principles and procedures of providing basic life support to victims of airway obstruction, respiratory arrest and/or cardiac arrest. Successful completion leads to recertification in basic life support by the Oregon Heart Association.
.4 CEU

XES9400F Hazard Communication
Designed to meet new state standards in the area of hazardous materials incident response. Devoted to the area of concern involving public works personnel and their potential involvement during hazardous materials emergency.
.8 CEU

XES9400J Comm Emergency Response Teams
Provides an introduction to Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training and a refresher for current CERT team members. Covers introduction to CERTs and personal preparedness; fire safety, hazardous material and terrorist incidents; Search and Rescue; Disaster Medical Operations. Includes a model team exercise.
2.1 CEU

XES9400K CPR/First Aid/Blood Borne Path
Provides the essentials of first aid and CPR procedures, and blood-borne pathogen protection protocols. Offered as needed
.9 CEU

XES9400L CPR for Health Care Providers
Covers the principles and procedures of providing basic life support to victims of airway obstruction, respiratory arrest and/or cardiac arrest. Leads to certification in basic life support by the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association. Offered as needed
.4 CEU

XES9400M First Aid/Hlth Care Providers
Provides the essentials of first aid and CPR procedures. Offered as needed
.3 CEU

XES9400N Blood Borne Pathogens Trng
Introduces basic strategies for health care providers to protect themselves from blood-borne pathogens while performing first aid or CPR. Offered as needed
.2 CEU