CPR And AED: The Chain Of Survival

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According to the American Heart Association, effective bystander CPR provided immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim's chance of survival, but only 32 percent of cardiac arrest victims get CPR from a bystander. Less than eight percent of people who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital survive.

Help arm your employees with important information on the cardiac chain of survival with CPR And AED: The Chain Of Survival. It covers the five links of the survival chain, steps for performing CPR on adults, infants and children, how to use an AED, and post-cardiac arrest care.

Learning objectives:

Cardiac chain of survival

  • What are the five links of the chain of survival
  • Explain how the links work together

Cardiac arrest and emergency response system
  • Recognizing signs of cardiac arrest
  • What are the initial steps to take before CPR

Early CPR
  • The three steps of CPR
  • How to perform CPR

CPR for children
  • Specific steps for performing CPR on a child ages on to puberty
  • How to perform CPR on an infant

Rapid defibrillation and advanced cardiac life support
  • Why should you use an AED
  • How to use an AED
  • Using an AED on a child
  • Benefits of getting immediate medical care

Integrated post-cardiac arrest care
  • What happens once a victim is under medical care
  • The importance of post-cardiac arrest care

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