Introductions Policies and Procedures Course Outline
To provide professional rescuers with an understanding of the intent of the Bloodborne Pathogens regulation issued by the Fe
Checking an Unconscious Victim
Knowing how to check an ill or injured victim for life-threatening conditions can save his
or her life.
Interview a conscious victim and any bystanders.
Check for both non- and life-threatening conditions.
Conscious ChokingAdult or Child
Airway obstruction is the most common respiratory emergency.
There are two types of airway obstruction:
An anatomical airway obstruction occurs if the airway is blocked by the tongue
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
The purpose of the course is to teach those with a duty to act (professional rescuers) the
skills needed to respond appropriately to breathing and cardiac emergencies including the
use of automated external de
CPR and Unconscious ChokingInfant
Unlike adults, infants seldom initially suffer a cardiac emergency. Instead, they suffer a
respiratory emergency that results in a cardiac emergency.
Keep the infants head in a neutral position when perform
Responding to Emergencies
Evaluating Your Lifestyle
A healthy lifestyle is a combination of positive beliefs and practices.
Lifestyle changes require changes in behaviors.
For changes to be successful
An individual must wa
Healthcare Provider Summary of Steps of CPR for Adults, Children, and Infants
Establish that the
victim does not
Open the airway
Cardiac Emergencies and AED Skills
The Cardiac Chain of Survival
1. Early recognition of the emergency and early access to EMS
2. Early cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
3. Early defibrillation
4. Early advanced medical care
Signs and Symptoms of a Hear
Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission
To provide professional rescuers with an understanding of the intent of the Bloodborne
Pathogens regulation issued by the Federal Occupational Safety and Health
Introductions Policies and Procedures Course Outline CPR/AED Manual Standard Precautions
The purpose of the course is to teach those with a duty to act (professional rescuers) the skills needed to r
First Aid Responding to Emergencies
AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AIDRESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES FOURTH EDITION Copyright 2006 by The American National Red Cross All rights reserved.
Lesson 1: Introduction
Introduction to the Course
Lesson 22: Bleeding
Bleeding is the escape of blood from the arteries, capillaries or veins. Bleeding occurs internally or externally. Uncontrolled bleeding, whether internal or external, is life threatening. Blood is made up of liquid (plas
Lesson 36: Reaching and Moving Victims in the Water
Water provides people with some of the most enjoyable recreational activities, but water can be dangerous. Drowning is death by suffocation in water. Drownings may occur during swimming, bo
Before Giving Care
In this lesson, you will learn
That your top priority is to ensure your own safety.
To protect yourself from disease transmission.
How to properly move a victim.
The basic legal information you will need to know before
Respiratory arrest is a life-threatening condition in which breathing stops.
This condition is commonly caused by illness, injury or choking.
Respiratory arrest, if uncared for, can lead to cardiac arrest.