K-State Credit Courses

Safety & First Aid Courses for K-State Credit

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These courses are offered for credit through the Division of Continuing Education with the cooperation of various Kansas State University departments. For more information, email ufmcredit@ksu.edu

Enroll in these courses through iSIS.

Credit Class Policies.

Note: Special Privilege fees will be added for on-campus classes when the student is not a full time student. Out-of-state fees also apply and will override the fee listed for each course. Fees in addition to the base credit hour fee generally apply in order to cover other costs associated with offering the courses.

 

Safety and First Aid Classes Available

First Aid.CPR, Life Guard Training, Life Guard Instructor Training, Responding to Emergencies


American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED/Bloodborne Pathogen Course RRES-200
This course is designed to give individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses, including how to use an automated external defibrillator(AED)for victims of sudden cardiac arrest, until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. The course will also address the recognition, prevention and control of possible health and safety issues, both in the workplace and personally, including topics such as Ergonomics, Slips, Trips, and Falls, Workplace Violence Awareness, Back Injury Prevention, Managing Stress, and Heart Health. Participants will also learn how bloodborne pathogens are spread; how to help prevent exposure incidents by following work practice controls, how to use engineering controls and personal protective equipment, practice good personal hygiene and properly clean and disinfect equipment and supplies, and recognize, report and follow up on employee exposures to infectious materials, following guidelines from the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Certification requirements include: 1)attend all course sessions; 2)demonstrate competency in all skill sessions in the course and pass all written examinations with a score of 80% or better in each section. Certificates include "First Aid Basics", "Adult, Child, and Infant CPR", "AED Essentials for Adult and Child", and "Bloodborne Pathogens: Preventing Disease Transmission". There are no prerequisites for this course. Books are included in the course fee.
Instructor: Henry Brown

FALL 2014

RRES 200 Class Number 16871
Date: Sept 6-7 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number 16872
Date: Sept 13-14 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number 16875
Date: Sept 20-21 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number 16877
Date: Oct 26 & Nov 2 (SUN/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number 16878
Date: Nov 8-9 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number 16879
Date: Nov 15-16 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number 16880
Date: Dec 6-7 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

SPRING 2015

RRES 200 Class Number ZBI 16373
Date: Jan. 25/25 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number ZBJ 16380
Date: Jan 31- Feb 2 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number ZBK 16379
Date: Feb. 28 - March 1 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number ZBL 16377
Date: Feb. March 7 - 8 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number ZBM 16404
Date: March 28 - 29 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number ZBN 16403
Date: April 11 - 12 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number ZBO 16408
Date: April 18 - 19 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number ZBP 16405
Date: April 25 - 26 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

RRES 200 Class Number ZBQ 16409
Date: May 2 - 3 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 7:30 PM
Fee: $408
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston

When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.

 



First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor
The First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor course will provide candidates with the knowledge and skills necessary to teach the First Aid/CPR/AED courses and modules. These courses include WorkPlace training; Standard First Aid; Adult/Child/Infant CPR; AED Essentials and combinations thereof, as well as six Injury Control Modules. Orientation to the Community Program materials is also included in the training. Instructor candidates will also receive and introduction to the history, structure and activities, and policies and procedures of the American Red Cross through Fundamentals of Instructor Training, a prerequisite module which will prepare instructor candidates to teach to a diverse population and ensure course consistency, quality and appropriate training.

No classes offered at this time



Lifeguard Training
The American Red Cross program provides entry-level lifeguard candidates with the skills and knowledge needed to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergencies in, on and around the water, and provide care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.
Prerequisites: candidate must 1) be 15 years of age on or before the last scheduled day of class; 2) swim 500 yards continuously using these strokes in the following order:
*200 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing, propellant kick
*100 yards of breaststroke using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing propellant kick
*200 yards of front crawl, breaststroke, or combination thereof
3) Swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet, retrieve a 10 lb object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to starting point with both hands on the object and face above the water at all times.
Certification Requirements: Demonstrate competency in all required skills, demonstrate competency in the three final scenarios, demonstrate a level of maturity and responsibility consistent with Red Cross standards, and correctly answer at least 80% of questions on the written exams.
Instructor: Carol Russell, iteach@ksu.edu

NO COURSES AT THIS TIME

 

 



Lifeguard Instructor Training- KIN 102
The following two 1-hour courses are both required in order to receive Lifeguard Instructor Training certification.
Concerns/questions may be directed to the instructor.
Instructor: Carol Russell, iteach@ksu.edu

Not offered at this time

Lifeguard Instructor Pre-Course
This pre-course is a prerequisite for the Lifeguard Instructor Course. Candidates must be 17 years of age on or before the final scheduled session, pass the pre-course written exam with a minimum grade of 80% or better in each of the 3 sections, and successfully perform all of the skills in the Lifeguarding pre-course swim skills, final skill scenarios, all rescues and escapes, and all CPR and First Aid skills. This course is held in conjunction with the Lifeguard Instructor Course and must be passed in order to continue with the LGI course. Concerns/Questions may be directed to the instructor, Carol Russel at iteach@k-state.edu.

 

Lifeguard Instructor Course
This class will provide candidates with the knowlege and skills necessary to teach Lifeguarding (including First Aid), Lifeguard Management, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED Essentials, Oxygen Administration for the Professional Rescuer, Community Water Safety, and Basic Water Rescue. With additional training, interested candidates would also be able to teach Safety Training for Swim Coaches, Waterpark Lifeguarding, or Waterfront Lifeguarding. This course prepares instructor candidates by developing their understanding of how to use course materials, how to conduct training sessions, and how to evaluate participants' progress. Certification Requirements: Demonstrate characterisitcs required of an American REd Cross representative and role model; demonstrate competency in all required lifeguarding, first aid, CPR, AED, and oxygen administration skills; Successfully complete at least four practice teaching assignments (these will be done with a Lifeguarding class); pass the written examination with a minimum grade of 80% or better; and prepare lesson plans for teaching course materials. Concerns/quesitons may be directed to the instructor, Carol Russell at iteach@k-state.edu

Not offered at this time



Responding to Emergencies —RRES 200
This class will provide the citizen responder with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency to help sustain life and minimize pain and the consequences of injury or sudden illness until medical help arrives, thereby acting as the first link in the Emergency Medical Services system (EMS). The course also emphasizes prevention of injuries and illness with a focus on personal safety and health. AED Essentials will teach individuals the skills and knowledge needed to provide care for victims of sudden cardiac arrest through the safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). This is a two hour credit course.
Instructor: Henry Brown

FALL 2014

RRES 200 Class Number 16874
Date: Oct 5-19 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 6:30 PM
Fee: $816 ( 2 hours credit)
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston
When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.
Enroll now in ISIS
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SPRING 2015

RRES 200 Class Number ZBT 16384
Date: Feb. 7 - 21 (SAT/SUN)
Time: Noon to 6:30 PM
Fee: $816 ( 2 hours credit)
Location: UFM, 1221 Thurston
When you find the class you are interested in, write down the class number. You will need this number to enroll through iSIS.
Enroll now in ISIS
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Water Safety Instructor
This course is dedicated to developing the skills you will need to instruct and plan courses in the American Red Cross Learn to Swim and Water Safety Programs. Instruction includes Parent and Child classes, Preschool levels 1-3, and Learn to Swim Levels 1-6, Community Water Safety, Basic Water Rescue, and Special Populations. Other training that may be available with additional training: Safety training for Coaches. Please note: The WSI course is NOT designed to teach you the required strokes/skills. Paired practice, coaching and drills are used to refine skills. Be prepared for reading and homework. Prerequisites: 1) Minimum age of 17 on or before the final testing session; 2) successfully demonstrate 25 yards of each of the following: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary back stroke, sidestroke and 10 yards butterfly; 3) tread water for 1 minute; 4) float on back for 1 minute.  Certification requirements: Attend all sessions; correctly answer at least 80% on final exam; and successfully perform the activities required in the course. Questions regarding above information may be directed to the instructor: Carol Russell-- iteach@ksu.edu

Not offered at this time.

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