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Emergency Procedures syllabus

Junior CNA students and HOSA members Hannah Gearlds and Brittany Ervin

provide information about our CPR/SFA certifications that are available

as part of our Emergency Procedures course at the 

MCHS Schedule Preview night




School Year:


H.S. Credits:


School Name: 

Metcalfe (Monroe ATC)


Health Sciences

KY Tech Course Name:

Emergency Procedures


Melissa Smith, RN



Course Number(s)                   KCTCS Course Name(s)                                            Credits


CPR 100-SFA 100                 Emergency Procedures                                             .5


Prerequisite(s):  none


Course Description: This course will focus on potential emergency situations. It is designed to promote an understanding of standard precautions necessary for personal and professional health maintenance and infection control. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will demonstrate the necessary skills in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and will be given the opportunity to take the completion examination as outlined by the sponsoring agency.


Students will:

1.Demonstrate proper emergency rescue and transport procedures.

2.Analyze emergency situations and determine appropriate emergency care.

3.Investigate legal and ethical issues related to emergency procedures.

4.Demonstrate correct use of PPE in relation to standard precautions for prevention or spread of disease.

5.Compose an emergency plan for the home.

6.Assess the physical and mental status of the client.

7.Research and debate issues concerning organ donation.

8.Evaluate data related to the mortality rate of the local community.

9.Identify and locate designated emergency shelters in the community.

10.Compare and contrast emergency procedures used in the media to reality.

11.Inspect the school and/or home for potential safety hazards.

12.Evaluate current health or safety issues in the community.

13.Research current data available on the economic impact of life support systems.

14.Evaluate emergency services and resources available in the community.

15.Demonstrate proficiency in CPR, AED and first aid techniques.

16.Utilize activities of HOSA-Future Health Professionals as an integral component of course content, skills application, and leadership development.

17.Use information technology applications as appropriate to health care specialties.

18.Integrate literacy and numeracy concepts and processes across all curricular units.

19.Demonstrate employability and social skills relevant to careers.


Materials Used

Text: Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider/ Heart Saver Safety

DVD: BLS for HCP / Heart Saver Safety and First Aid


Communication:  Please stay current with updates and reminders from your teacher about this course by receiving one way messages. Please join our “Remind Group” for this course by texting

@call911   to  81010 


All skills for this course are graded as Pass or Fail

Successful completion of skills requirements enables students to take the written exam for certification. A minimum of 80% on the final written exam must be achieved for American Red Cross certification.


Procedures for Makeup Work/Tests

* Make-up work will follow Metcalfe County High School’s policy as outlined in the student handbook


Attendance Policy/Withdrawal Policy


* Attendance/ withdrawal will follow Metcalfe County High School’s policy as outlined in the student handbook, however, this course progresses at a fast pace and poor attendance may negatively impact the student’s ability to master the content and earn dual credit.




*Each student is responsible for providing a (2 inch) 3 ring binder and pencil

* Each student will purchase BLS/HCP and Heart Saver SFA cards at a cost of $20. Please make check payable to MCHS and turn into Mrs. Smith before August 30th of the current school year.



Course Outline

Course will progress over 18 weeks including CPR/AED training for the infant, child and adult, followed by Safety and First Aid training. Each section of training will involve technical skills that must be mastered prior to the written exam. Good attendance and active participation is crucial for success in this course.


Grades:  Letter grades will be earned according to the schools f grading scale


            Workbook assignments/daily work ……  ………………………………...….20%

            Skills/ quizzes, projects, writing assignments…..…………………………..30%

            Exams ……………………………………………………………………......…50%

Class expectations/Rules/Safety

  • Come to class prepared
  • Give 110 % effort on all projects, papers and/or presentations
  • Participate fully in all class activities
  • Utilize study and class time wisely
  • Respect yourself and others
  • Respect lab and classroom contents
  • Follow all safety guidelines and classroom rules


Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities and Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO)

The Education Cabinet, the Department for Workforce Investment and the Office of Career and Technical Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in educational services and/or employment.  The Education Cabinet provides, upon request, reasonable accommodations including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford an individual with a disability an equal opportunity to participate in all services, programs and activities.  To request materials in an alternative format, contact the Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator in OCTE or Norb Ryan at NorbJ.Ryan@ky.gov.  Persons with hearing-and speech- impairments can contact the agency by sing the Kentucky Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD).  For voice to TDD, call 1-800—648-6057.  For TDD to voice, call 1-800-648-6056.

The Office of Career and Technical Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, or religion in admission to education programs, activities, and employment practices in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (revised 1992), and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and shall provide, upon request by a qualified disabled individual, reasonable accommodations including auxiliary aids and services necessary to afford individuals with a disability an equal opportunity to participate.

For more information, contact Mr. William Denton, Office of Career and Technical Education, 20th Floor CPT, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, (502) 564-4286.  Mr. Denton can also be reached through his e-mail address:  WilliamJ.Denton@ky.gov.



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