CPR and First Aid Basics by mikesanye

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									    CPR Introduction
A High School beginners guide to
How Do I get Certified?
 Certification for CPR and First Aid is easy to obtain! Just find
  your local American Red Cross center and sign up for the
  basic training coarse!
The first important steps in giving
            CPR are….
          The three C’s!!
Is the scene safe?
   Check for anything unsafe, such as spilled chemicals, traffic,
   fire, and other hazardous items.
   Are you putting yourself in danger by helping this person?
   Make sure you are also taking care of yourself!
   Is there anyone around who can also help? Ask others around
   the scene for as much help as they can offer!
Calling for help is often the most important action you can take
  to help an ill or injured person.
 Call 911 or the local emergency number (If there are other
  people at the scene, ask someone else to call for you to help!)
 Make sure you give the 911 operator the correct
  information about your location, the emergency, and any
  other information you are able to give about the emergency!
Once you have followed the first two C’s, you may need to give
 care until EMS personnel arrive. Follow these guidelines:
 Do no further harm.
 Monitor the person’s breathing and conciousness.
 Help the person rest in the most comfortable position.
 Keep the person from getting chilled or overheated.
 Reassure the person.
 Give any specific care needed.
This Video is from the British Red Cross. It will take you
  through the important steps of CPR for an adult!

                   Click to watch the video!

Were you paying attention? I hope so! Here are some Key point
 you NEED to remember!
 Check the person for consciousness
 Call for help!
 Open the airway and look, listen, and feel for signs of life
 Give 30 chest compressions with both hands then open the
 airway and give 2 rescue breaths.
 Continue the 30 to 2 ratio until EMT arrives.
This Video is from the British Red Cross. It will take you
  through the important steps of CPR for a child!

                   Click to watch the video!

Here are some key points to Child CPR in case you missed
 The same first 3 steps apply for children as adults when
  giving CPR. (check for consciousness, call for help, open
  airway check for signs of life)
 After opening the airway, give 5 rescue breaths
 Check for signs of life
 If there are no signs of life, follow with 30 chest
  compressions with only one hand.
 Continue 30 to 2 ratio until EMT arrives.
This Video is from the British Red Cross. It will take you
  through the important steps of CPR for an infant!

                   Click to watch the video!

Important things you need to know about Infant CPR!
 Checking for conciousness on a baby is different from an
  adult or child, you must tap their foot.
 Check for consciousness, call for help, open airway check for
  signs of life.
 Give 5 rescue breaths then listen for signs of life. Follow
  with 30 chest compressions with only 2 fingers and not as
  much force.
 Continue 30 to 2 ratio until EMT arrives.
Now we will learn how to treat an adult, child, and infant who
 are choking and not able to cough, speak, or breathe.
Step 1
Check scene, then check person.
Step 2
Have someone call 9111
Step 3
Obtain Consent to care for the person.
Step 4
Lean the person forward and give 5 back blows with the heel of
  your hand.
Step 5
Give 5 quick, upward abdominal thrusts.
Step 6
Continue back blows and abdominal thrusts until-
 object is forced out
 person can breathe or cough forcefully
 person becomes unconscious
If person becomes unconscious- CALL 911
Follow the same 1-6 steps of a choking adult for a choking
  child, and infant. REMEMBER TO CALL 911!!
This is a video that takes you through the entire process of CPR
  and use of an AED on an adult. Pay close attention to make
  sure you remember all this important information!

                  Click here to watch video!

Step 1-3
Turn on AED
Wipe chest dry
Plug in connector if necessary
Step 5
Make sure no one, including yourself, is touching the victim
Say “everyone stand clear!”
Push shock button if necessary
After shock, give 5 cycles or about 2 minutes of CPR.
 The three C’s- Check, Call, Care!
 We learned how to perform CRP on an adult, a child, and an
 We learned how to treat a choking adult, child, and infant.
 We also learned how to use the AED!
    Being certified in CPR and First Aid doesn’t only benefit
    yourself, but everyone around you because you never know
                     when CPR will be needed.
 The American Red Cross has trained millions of people in first
      aid and CPR. These are the people who are dedicated to
            making the world a safer place for everyone!
I hope you learned some important information about CPR and
                hopefully you want to get certified!
 Videos from www.youtube.com
 Pictures on slides 2,5,19, and 20 are from
 All other pictures courtesy of clipart
 All information about CPR, AED, Choking, and the three C’s
  from 3rd Edition Participants Manual provided by American
  Red Cross Title: First Aid/CPR/AED for Schools and

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