• WOODSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL

    Health & Physical Education Department

    SAFETY and FIRST AID

    Course Overview

    Goal:  

    • Upon completion of this course, the individual should be able to recognize an emergency situation and know how to respond to that emergency.  This course will prepare the individual to make appropriate decisions regarding first aid and be able to act on those decisions.  This course also emphasizes the importance of a safe and healthy lifestyle.

    Objectives:

    • To apply first-aid procedures to minimize injury for bleeding, wounds, burns, fractures, shock, poisoning, head trauma, cold and heat injuries and how to respond to medical emergencies to save lives.
    • To provide an opportunity for the student to learn human biology, providing information on how blood circulates through the body, what bone structures people have and how cardiovascular system works.

    Textbook

    • American Red Cross and First Aid: Responding to Emergencies

    Topics Covered:

    • First Aid and CPR 
    • Life Threatening Emergencies 
    • Injuries Medical Emergencies
    • Safety
    • Wellness

    Grading:

    • Content
    • 21st Century Skill
    • Application
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