First Aid Resuscitation Choking, CPR, and AED

First Aid Resuscitation Choking, CPR, and AED

Updated Jan 20, 2021

 This lesson focuses on how to assist victims using appropriate first aid techniques including the Heimlich Maneuver, CPR, and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). Note: this lesson follows American Heart Association recommendations and guidelines. Please verify with your training coordinator this lesson fulfills the necessary training requirements for your industry and position.

• Describe the steps to perform the Heimlich Maneuver

• List the actions in the Cardiac Chain of Survival

• Explain the steps to administer Hands-Only CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)

• Describe the steps to administer conventional CPR

• Describe the steps followed when using an AED