Tompkins Cortland Community College

HLTH205 - First Aid and Safety Education


This is a study of the typical injuries, illnesses, and emergency situations received in workplace, recreation, home and community, as well as the corresponding first aid skills needed to manage those emergencies until Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel arrive. This course emphasizes ways to prevent such scenarios and helps students confront their fears of stepping forward to provide assistance. The corresponding American Red Cross certificate(s) in CPR and First Aid are awarded for additional fee upon satisfactory completion of the requirements. Prerequisites: RDNG 099 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.