Complete a nationally recognized certification for first aid.
Completion should include the fulfillment of course requirements, including hands-on portion of a nationally recognized first aid certifying organization, such as the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross, etc.
See American Red Cross.
- When is it appropriate to perform CPR? Use an AED?
- What are the essential components of performing CPR? Using an AED?
- How does the level of medical training affect the responsibility to react in a medical emergency situation?
- How does the Good Samaritan Law affect a responder?
Related Standards of Learning
History and Social Science
The student will apply social science skills to understand the process by which public policy is made by
- defining public policy and determining how to differentiate public and private action;
- examining different perspectives on the role of government;
- describing how the national government influences the public agenda and shapes public policy by examining examples such as the Equal Rights Amendment, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Section 9524 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965;
- describing how the state and local governments influence the public agenda and shape public policy;
- investigating and evaluating the process by which policy is implemented by the bureaucracy at each level;
- analyzing how the incentives of individuals, interest groups, and the media influence public policy; and
- devising a course of action to address local and/or state issues.