Before Giving CPR

1.Check the scene and the person. Make sure the scene is safe, then rub the person on the shoulder to check for response.

2. Call 911 for assistance. That one person should stay on line until EMS arrives. Remain calm and be able to give clear information on place, person and response at the time. Send someone else to get an AED.

3. With the person lying on his or her back, on hard surface, ground or floor,  tilt the head back to lift the chin.

4.Check for breathing. Listen carefully, for 10 seconds, for sounds of breathing  Check for a pulse, If there is no breathing or pulse begin CPR and maintain until AED Pads are attached.

5. Set the AED to ANALYZE

Place your hands, one on top of the other, in the middle of the chest just at the end of sternum, fingers interlaced. ¬†Use your body weight to help you administer compression’s that are at least 2 inches deep and delivered at a rate of at least 100 compression’s per minute.

2. Pause: Use AED to ANALYZE.

Resume CPR as directed

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