Presentation on theme: "HANDS-ONLY CPR You could save a life…. Good Samaritans Law If you decide to help in an emergency situation you can not be sued or held accountable for."— Presentation transcript:
Family & Friends CPR Anytime Objective: By the end of this module you should know when to give CPR and be able to give CPR to an adult. We are now going to learn how to give hands-only CPR and have time to practice by watch the Family & Friends CPR Anytime video.
I. AWARENESS a. What is the leading cause of death in adults? Answer: Sudden cardiac arrest b. What life saving technique doubles a person’s chance of survival from sudden cardiac arrest? Answer: CPR – Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
I. AWARENESS c. What are examples of cardiac events/sudden death emergencies? Answers: heart attack, drowning, electrocution, and asphyxiation. What are signs or symptoms of cardiac events/sudden death emergencies? Answers: Unconsciousness, no breathing, only gasping or no signs of life/movement.
II. 911 a. You just walked up on a scene what is the first thing you should do? Answer: Secure the scene. The first thing you check when you approach the victim is? Answer: consciousness How can you tell if the victim is conscious? Answer: Tap & Shout b. The scene is secure, what do you do next? Answer: Locate nearest phone.
II. 911 What piece of information will you need to provide EMS? c. Answer: current address d. Answer: phone number for EMS to contact If you have bystanders what is one thing you should you do? Answer: Yell for help. Send someone to phone 911. Send someone to get an AED.
III. COMPRESSIONS a. How can you check for signs of breathing? Answer: Look, Listen, & Feel Now I want each of you to demonstrate how you would check for signs of breathing. Answer: Lean over victim, put ear close to their mouth and listen for breathing, feel for breaths against your check, and look down the chest to see if the chest is rising. Why should you start CPR? Answer: No breathing or only gasping.
III. COMPRESSIONS b. Now position the victim for compressions? Answer: Position yourself by kneeling next to the victim with their head to one side of your knees Place heal of your hand in the center of chest and place other hand on top Lace hands together and lean over victim until shoulders are over the victim and lock out elbows
III. COMPRESSIONS c. At what depth should compressions be performed? Answer: At a depth of two inches At what rate should compressions be performed? Answer: At a rate of 100 per minute Now demonstrate compressions for 1 minute? Answer: Check that the manikin’s chest is clicking on each compression and compressions are being performed at a rate of 100 beats per minute (Staying Alive song)
III. COMPRESSIONS d. How long should you continue compressions? Answer: Until the victim begins breathing again or emergency personnel arrives or if an AED is ready to use.
IV. AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED) KNOWLEDGE a. Determine location of nearest AED. b. Turn on AED and follow automated instructions. i. Adjust victim’s clothing to enable pad-to-skin contact. ii. Open pad package and plug in pad connector. iii. Peel pad backing and apply both pads. iv. Wait and stand clear as AED performs analysis. v. If instructed, press shock button.