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As a health-care professional, you are expected to know how to perform basic lifesaving procedures in an emergency.  Such emergencies can occur anywhere on the streets, in your home, in a restaurant, or in the workplace.  In such an emergency, a person's life may depend upon your knowledge of what to do and upon your ability to do the procedure properly and quickly.

This course provides instruction which will enable you to remove an obstruction from a casualty's airway, restore breathing to a casualty who has stopped breathing, and restore blood circulation to a casualty whose heart has stopped beating.  Instruction is provided for performing these procedures for an adult casualty, a child, and an infant.  Study and know these procedures before you are faced with an emergency.

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Lesson 1. Review of the Circulatory and Respiratory Systems

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Lesson 2. Heart Attack and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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Lesson 3. Initiate Rescue Breathing on an Adult

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Lesson 4. Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on an Adult

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Lesson 5. Remove an Upper Airway Obstruction in an Adult

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Lesson 6. Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation on a Child or Infant

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Lesson 7. Remove an Airway Obstruction in a Child or Infant

 

Important Notice

The materials provided on this site are for informational purposes and are not intended for use as diagnosis or treatment of a health problem or as a substitute for consulting a licensed medical professional.

The materials provided on this site are intended to supplement formal classroom training and are not intended to replace a quality health-care education by licensed medical and education professionals at an accredited institution.

David L. Heiserman, Editor

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Revised: June 06, 2015