Course Activities

This course is divided into seven modules. Modules 1 and 2 are prerequisites for completing the course. Modules 1 and 2 are completed by enrolling in outside activities and presenting the appropriate certifications to the mentor by mail. The other modules are completed as described in each module.

Course Outline

The activities for this course can be found in the Modules and Monograph section of the course Web site.

Weeks 1 and 2

  •   Module 1: General First Aid
  •   Module 2: Life-Threatening Emergency Care

Weeks 3 and 4

  •   Module 3: General Orientation to Safety Management

Weeks 5 and 6

  •   Module 4: The Psychosocial Environment

Weeks 7 and 8

  •   Module 5: The Physical Environment

Weeks 9 and 10

  •   Module 6: Environmental Factors

Weeks 11 and 12
Final Project

  •   Module 7: The Emergency Plan

Course Evaluation

Course Activities Weights
First aid certificate (Module 1) 30 percent
CPR and AED certificate (Module 2) 30 percent
Assignments 1–6 (Modules 3–6) 15 percent
Discussion Forums 1–8 (Modules 3–6) 10 percent
Final Project (Module 7) 15 percent

Letter grades for assignments, online participation, and the final examination are based on the following numerical grades:

A 93100 C+ 7879
A 9092 C 7377
B+ 8889 C 7072
B 8387 D 6069
B 8082 F Below 60

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