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ACT High School CPR Program Promoting health and empowering youth to save lives…
ACT… Fundraises for mannequins for schools. Brings CPR to all schools. Is partnered nationally with health partners who support ACT’s Canada-wide goal for CPR in schools: What is the ACT Foundation? AstraZeneca Canada Pfizer Canada Sanofi Visit ACT! www.actfoundation.ca
Anatomy of a Cigarette RISK FACTORS Image courtesy of Thompson Educational Publishing, Inc.
High Blood Cholesterol See page 6, Student Manual Means lots of fat in the blood Some fat is produced by the body; other fat comes from food Too much cholesterol can cause heart disease or stroke What you can do: Eat vegetables, fruits & grain products; reduce fat in diet; exercise RISK FACTORS
High Blood Pressure See page 6, Student Manual Can damage your heart and blood vessels Increases chances of a heart attack or stroke Heart has to work harder Some causes: hereditary, diet, stress Get it checked regularly RISK FACTORS Blood pressure cuff
Diabetes See page 6, Student Manual Affects the level of sugar and fat in your blood Eat properly, follow doctor’s instructions RISK FACTORS
Obesity and Lack of Exercise See page 6-7, Student Manual Obesity: Heart has to pump harder all the time to move blood around Exercise: Your heart is a muscle - it works better if you keep fit & active RISK FACTORS
Stress See page 7, Student Manual Affects the body in very physical ways Stress over a long period of time can cause body to break down Heart problems may result RISK FACTORS
Summary See page 6-7, Student Manual Smoking High Blood Cholesterol High Blood Pressure Diabetes Obesity / Lack of Exercise Stress RISK FACTORS
Puffing Signals of a Heart Attack – “5 Ps” Pain Pale skin Puking Pooped RECOGNIZE See page 8, Student Manual
Signals of a Stroke Suspect a STRoke? Try asking: Can you … Smile? Talk in a simple sentence? Raise both arms? See page 8, Student Manual Sudden paralysis of the face, arm or leg Weakness, numbness, or tingling in the face, arm or leg Sudden speech problems Sudden headache or dizziness RECOGNIZE
Choking – If the Choking Person Becomes Unconscious Step 1. Call 9-1-1 Step 2. Landmark and give 30 chest compressions See page 14, Student Manual RESUSCITATE
Choking – If the Choking Person Becomes Unconscious Step 3. Open the mouth and look for the obstruction Step 4. Open the airway See page 14, Student Manual RESUSCITATE
Choking – If the Choking Person Becomes Unconscious See page 14, Student Manual RESUSCITATE Step 5. Try to give a breath Step 6. Repeat sequence of chest compressions
Choking – Adult Found Unconscious Step 1. Check for hazards Step 2. Assess responsiveness and check for breathing See page 14-15 Student Manual RESUSCITATE Step 3. Call 9-1-1 and get a defibrillator ASAP
Choking – Adult Found Unconscious Step 5. Open the mouth and look for the obstruction See page 15, Student Manual RESUSCITATE Step 4. Landmark and give 30 chest compressions
Choking – Adult Found Unconscious Step 7. Try to give a breath See page 16, Student Manual RESUSCITATE Step 6. Open the airway
Choking – Adult Found Unconscious Step 8. Repeat sequence of chest compressions Recovery Position: See page 15, Student Manual RESUSCITATE
RESCUES … Rescued someone? Know someone who has? TELL US! ACT AWARDS PROGRAM 1-800-465-9111 ● firstname.lastname@example.org www.actfoundation.ca
CLOSING NOTES… More than 1.8 million youth across Canada have been trained in CPR through the ACT High School CPR Program. You are part of something big – VERY big! 1,800,000 trained!
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