Title

PE 242

Authors

Document Type

Course Change

Alternate Date

2007 - 2008

Abstract

KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2007-2008 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE: October 12, 2007 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: Identify the department and chair. Include phone number and email address. Physical Education Donna Smyth, Dept. Chair 358-2808 dsmyth@keene.edu PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Identify the person(s) who should be contacted regarding the proposal. Include phone number and email address. This person is expected to attend Divisional and/or Senate Curriculum meetings to discuss the proposal. Dr. Beverly King 358-2803 bking@keene.edu TITLE SUMMARY: PE 242 Management of Cardiac and Respiratory Emergencies PROPOSED ACTION: Underline proposed changes . Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Other: EXISTING (OLD) DATA: Insert the course information as it exists in the current KSC Catalog. You may copy the information electronically from the KSC Web page: http://www.keene.edu/catalog/mdc.cfm Provides recertification for ARC CRP for the Professional Rescuer; develops skills and knowledge in respiratory and circulatory emergency management for heart attack, stroke, chest trauma and shock; develop skills for AED and oxygen administration; provides blood pathogen training. May be repeated for a total of three credits. Prerequisite: PE 240 or permission of instructor. Fall, Spring. PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE TITLE: Limit the course title to 30 characters, including spaces. If more characters are absolutely necessary for clarity, the sponsor should submit an abbreviated title to assure an intelligible abbreviated title of choice (for use in student information system, on transcripts, etc.). NA PROPOSED (NEW) COURSE DESCRIPTION: Limit the Course Description to 50 words, not including prerequisites. Prerequisites should be clear and specific, e.g., as courses (e.g., ENG 101) or number of credits required. Finally, specify semester(s) the course will be offered. Provides recertification for CPR for the Professional Rescuer; develops skills and knowledge in respiratory and circulatory emergency management; develop skills for AED and oxygen administration; provides blood pathogen training. May be repeated for a total of three credits. Must have current certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Fall, Spring. LEARNING OUTCOMES: At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to do the following: ◊ Recognize breathing emergencies, such as airway obstruction, and provide proper care for them. ◊ Identify breathing devices and demonstrate how to use them. ◊ Recognize the signs and symptoms of a possible heart attack, and describe how to care for someone who is experiencing persistent chest pain and/or other signs and symptoms of heart attack. ◊ Recognize signs of cardiac arrest and demonstrate how to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). ◊ Learn the importance of an Automated External Defibrillator in cardiac resuscitation and become familiarized with its use & risk factors thereof. ◊ Identify the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease and injury, and describe how to control them. RATIONALE: The proposed description more accurately describes the necessary skills and knowledge than the previous course description and prerequisite. In addition, the Physical Education Teacher Certification students in the program are no longer required to take the prerequisite class (PE 240), but may elect to take PE 242 if they meet the guidelines delineated in the proposed course description. RESOURCES: For course proposals, include the name of the faculty member(s) who will be teaching this course, whether tenure-track, full-time, or adjunct. Indicate whether additional staffing, facilities, and/or equipment will be required. Also, consider the long-term impact of adding a course or altering a program. When a proposal has staffing, space or monetary implications, the VPAA must be consulted and his or her comments should be included in this section. Phyllis Manning (adjunct) Ellen Hebert (adjunct) What additional library resources will be required? Has the library been consulted to determine the adequacy of library holdings or to estimate the cost to improve these sufficiently? None at this time. ADVISORY OPINIONS: Not necessary. No other departments will be affected.

Source

Senate Curriculum Committee

Language

English

Publisher

Keene State College

PE 242

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