Fall 2023 Course Syllabus
Course: KINE-1306 (Section: 01, CRN: 92015)
First Aid
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Instructor Information
Instructor Kento Anjima
Email anjimak@lamarpa.edu
Phone (409) 984-6298
Office Carl Parker Multipurpose Center - Room: 121
Office Hours By appointment
Additional Contact Information
Course Information
Description Instruction and practice for emergency care. Designed to enable students to recognize and avoid hazards within their environment, to render intelligent assistance in case of accident or sudden illness, and to develop skills necessary for the immediate and temporary care of the victim. Successful completion of the course may enable the student to receive a certificate from a nationally recognized agency.
Required Textbooks Textbook Purchasing Statement: A student attending Lamar State College Port Arthur is not under any obligation to purchase a textbook from the college-affiliated bookstore. The same textbook may also be available from an independent retailer, including an online retailer.

Basic Life Support Provider Manual, 2020 Edition; American Heart Association (Required)
Additional Materials/Resources None.
Corequisites/Prerequisites None
Learning Outcomes

1.     Know the role of a First Responder

2.     Know legal and ethical issues for Emergency Care

  1. Develop the skills necessary to sustain life in an emergency situation.

4.     Recognize the signs & symptoms of shock and treat appropriately.

  1. Identify preventive factors involved with heart disease, accidents, poisonings, and sudden illnesses.
  2. Recognize the signs & symptoms of heart attacks, poisonings, sudden illnesses, and shock.
  3. Become proficient in following OSHA Blood-Borne Pathogen standards & guidelines.
  4. Child and Infant issues and problems
  5. Understand EMS support and operations
  6. Understand and use of an AED

11.  Recognize the signs & symptoms of heat and cold illnesses in athletes and how they can be treated.

12.  Recognize signs & symptoms of altitude related illnesses & understand the appropriate treatment.

13.  Explain the principles of environmental illness prevention programs to include acclimation and conditioning, fluid and electrolyte replacement requirements, proper practice and competition attire, hydration status, and environmental assessment (eg, sling psychrometer, wet bulb globe temperatures [WBGT], heat index guidelines).

14.  Explain the etiology and prevention guidelines associated with the leading causes of sudden death during physical activity, including but not limited to: Cardiac arrhythmia or arrest, Asthma, Traumatic brain injury, Exertional heat stroke, Hyponatremia, Exertional sickling, Anaphylactic shock, Cervical spine injury, Lightning strike

15.  Acute Care of Injuries and Illness

16.  When appropriate, obtain and monitor signs of basic body functions including pulse, blood pressure, respiration, pulse oximetry, pain, and core temperature. Relate changes in vital signs to the patient’s status.

17.  Differentiate the types of airway adjuncts (oropharygneal airways [OPA], nasopharyngeal airways [NPA] and supraglottic airways [King LT-D or Combitube]) and their use in maintaining a patent airway in adult respiratory and/or cardiac arrest.

18.  Determine when suction for airway maintenance is indicated and use according to accepted practice protocols.

19.  Identify cases when rescue breathing, CPR, and/or AED use is indicated according to current accepted practice protocols.

20.  Utilize an automated external defibrillator (AED) according to current accepted practice protocols.

21.  Perform one- and two- person CPR on an infant, child and adult.

22.  Utilize a bag valve and pocket mask on a child and adult using supplemental oxygen.

23.  Explain the indications, application, and treatment parameters for supplemental oxygen administration for emergency situations.

24.  Administer supplemental oxygen with adjuncts (eg, non-rebreather mask, nasal cannula).

25.  Explain the proper procedures for managing external hemorrhage (eg, direct pressure, pressure points, tourniquets) and the rationale for use of each. (written test)

26.  Select and use the appropriate procedure for managing external hemorrhage. (written and skills test)

27.  Select and use appropriate procedures for the cleaning, closure, and dressing of wounds, identifying when referral is necessary.

28.  Differentiate the different methods for assessing core body temperature.

29.  Explain the role of rapid full body cooling in the emergency management of exertional heat stroke.

Core Objectives N/A
Lecture Topics Outline

Ch 1 General Course Concepts


Ch 2 The Chain of Survival


Ch 3 BLS for Adults


Ch 4 AED for Adults and Children 8 years of Age and Older


Ch 5 Team Dynamics


Ch 6 BLS for Infants and Children


Ch 7 AED for Infants and Children Younger Than 8 Years of Age


Ch 8 Alternate Ventilation Techniques


Ch 9 Opioid-Associated Life-Threatening Emergencies


Ch 10 Other Life-Threatening Emergencies


Ch 11 Choking Relief for Adults, Children, and Infants



Ch 12 Musculoskeletal first aid - Sling fitting (with towels) Crutch fitting, Ice bags, Orthoplast


Ch 13 C-spine injuries, Concussions, Assisted carry, Spine-boarding


Ch 14 Wound care/ Bloodborne pathogens/ OSHA/ Universal precautions, Teeth


Ch 15 Other conditions Heat illnesses, Diabetes, Asthma attack, Altitude sickness


Ch 16 Emergency Action Plan (EAP)

Major Assignments Schedule N/A 
Final Exam Date December 5, 2023 - 10:00 AM   Through  December 5, 2023 - 11:20 AM
Grading Scale

A: 90-100 %

B: 80-89 %

C: 70-79 %

D: 60-69 %

F: 59% or lower

Determination of
Final Grade

20%: Participation

20%: Assignments

20%: Exam 1 + Practical 1

20%: Exam 2 + Practical 2

20%: Final Exam +Final Practical

Course Policies
Instructor Policies N/A
Attendance Policy

Research has shown a cause and effect relationship between attendance and college success. Students with more than 2 absences from the course with no communication with the instructor will receive the deduction from the participation grades.
Students must provide a proof of the valid reason of absence/ late show ups to avoid the points deduction.
2 late show ups are counted as an absence

Additional Information
Institutional Policies
MyLSCPA Be sure to check your campus email and Course Homepage using MyLSCPA campus web portal. You can also access your grades, transcripts, academic advisors, degree progress, and other services through MyLSCPA.
Academic Honesty Academic honesty is expected from all students, and dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated. Please consult the LSCPA policies (Academic Dishonesty section in the Student Handbook) for consequences of academic dishonesty.
ADA Considerations The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the the Office for Disability Services Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.
COVID 19 Information The Lamar State College Port Arthur (LSCPA) Student Code of Conduct COVID 19 Policy requires students who have been diagnosed with COVID 19 to report their condition directly to their local health department. Students should also contact their course faculty to report their quarantine status. In addition, this policy requires all students to wear face coverings when directly exposed to COVID 19 in compliance with the criteria included in the policy. For more information please refer to the COVID 19 link on the LSCPA website.
Facility Policies No food or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom. Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom, except by special instructor permission. Use of electronic devices is prohibited.
HB 2504 This syllabus is part of LSCPA's efforts to comply with Texas House Bill 2504.
Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect As per Texas law and LSCPA policy, all LSCPA employees, including faculty, are required to report allegations or disclosures of child abuse or neglect to the designated authorities, which may include a local or state law enforcement agency or the Texas Department of Family Protective Services. For more information about mandatory reporting requirements, see LSCPA's Policy and Procedure Manual.
Title IX and Sexual Misconduct LSCPA is committed to establishing and maintaining an environment that is free from all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, and other forms of sexual misconduct. All LSCPA employees, including faculty, have the responsibility to report disclosures of sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, sexual assault (including rape and acquaintance rape), domestic violence, dating violence, relationship violence, or stalking, to LSCPA's Title IX Coordinator, whose role is to coordinate the college's response to sexual misconduct. For more information about Title IX protections, faculty reporting responsibilities, options for confidential reporting, and the resources available for support visit LSCPA's Title IX website.
Clery Act Crime Reporting For more information about the Clery Act and crime reporting, see the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report and the Campus Security website.

Grievance / Complaint / Concern If you have a grievance, complaint, or concern about this course that has not been resolved through discussion with the Instructor, please consult the Department Chair.
Department Information
Health, Fitness, and Sports
Phone:(409) 983-4921