AHA ECC Adult Chain of Survival CPR
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AHA ECC Adult Chain of Survival
The links in the new AHA ECC Adult Chain of Survival are as follows:
1. Immediate recognition of cardiac arrest and activation of the emergency response system
2. Early CPR with an emphasis on chest compressions
3. Rapid defibrillation
4. Effective advanced life support
5. Integrated post–cardiac arrest care
This is the dialogue between CPR Instructors and the students.
Traditional CPR Classroom
1. Q: What time do we leave?
A: Class is for 4 hours.
2. Q: Is that going to be on the test?
3. Q: Why do I need to get recertified?
A: Because you’re a Doctor/Nurse!
4. Q: Do I really need to know all of this?
5. Q: Can you just give me the card?
A: No, you have to earn it!
This is Dialogue at Atlanta CPR
1. Q: Is that It, is it over already?
A: Yes, it’s been 1 hour!
2. Q: That was on the test!
3. Q: I really needed to be recertified!
4. Q: Hey, I learned that online!
5. Q: Did I earn my CPR card?
Clearly, you see which one is better!
Heartsaver ® Pediatric First Aid
This course is specially designed to train those responsible for children’s health in meeting state-specific requirements. The Backed by comprehensive state-by-state research, it meets the regulatory and the credentialed training requirements for child-care workers in all 50 states.
Course covers following:
• Pediatric First Aid
• Asthma Care Training for Child Care Providers
• Adult/Child CPR with Mask
• Adult/Child AED.
Optional pediatrics first aid modules are:
• Pediatric first aid topics, including the eye injuries; fever; suspected abuse; and snake, spider, scorpion, tick, and marine animal bites and stings
• Infant CPR with Mask.
The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid course is intended for all the individuals involved in child care who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency involving a child, includes the following:
• child-care and foster-care workers
• recreation and other community program staff
• camp counselors
• sports coaches and trainers
• new parents, guardians, and other caretakers.
Course length can range be from 2.5 hours to 8 hours, depending on the needs and the modules taught, with skills practice (first aid) and the skills testing (CPR & AED) by an American Heart Association instructor during the course.
BLS for Healthcare Providers
Key changes in basic life support, reflecting new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• Critical concepts in high-quality CPR
• The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
• 1-rescuer CPR and AED for adults, children and infants
• 2-rescuer CPR and AED for adults, children and infants
• Differences among adult, child and infant rescue techniques
• Bag-mask techniques for adults, children and infants
• Rescue breathing for adults, children and infants
• Relief of choking for adults, children and infants
Atlanta First Aid CPR AED
The Heartsaver ® First Aid CPR AED course provides first responders with training in basic first aid and CPR AED procedures — including the first aid skills recommended by OSHA — in a format that can be delivered in a single day. The course covers:
• First Aid Basics
• Medical Emergencies
• Injury Emergencies
• Environmental Emergencies
• Adult CPR AED
• Adult Choking
• Child CPR AED
• Infant CPR
• Child and Infant Choking
The Heartsaver ® First Aid CPR AED course is intended for all individuals who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, including:
• security and airline personnel
• camp counselors
• police and firefighters
• teachers and day-care workers
• aerobics teachers/physical-fitness trainers
• other individuals who want or need first-aid training.
The instructor-led course is approximately 5 to 7 hours, with skills testing by an American Heart Association instructor or skills evaluator during the course.