Unit 6 notes - CPR for Teachers Kelsey Jackson Kaplan...

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CPR for Teachers Kelsey Jackson Kaplan University Professor David Hayes
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Teaching CPR and basic medical care to all teachers in school setting will enable teachers to act immediately, will and create a safer and more comfortable environment. The lack of healthcare providers in some schools has allo w ed some incidents to take place that could have had a different out come otherwise. Teachers need to be given the tools to know how to handle emergency situations, Schools today are supposed to be safe for their students. In today’s society parents should feel safe about sending their children to school, even if they have medical problems. Schools and their staff are ultimately responsible for the safety and wellbeing of the students that are under their supervision in attendance . Unfortunately, many schools today cannot provide proper emergency medical care if there was to be an emergency. Recently a thirteen-year-old student collapsed in gym class due to an unknown heart problem. The school did not have a nurse in the school, only a local nurse who was covering a small district. By the time the nurse got there the
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