Our all course combo training includes Adult, Child and Infant CPR, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens certification. The CPR/AED and First Aid certification is valid for 2 years and the Bloodborne Pathogens certificiation is valid for 1 year, per OSHA guidelines. The all course combo includes a free mailed in wallet card.
1. ** Check the scene for your safety and prepare to use any personal protective equipment that may be accessible.
2. Check to see if the patient is breathing.Tap and shout, “Are you okay?” to see if victim is responsive. If unresponsive, continue with steps below.
3. Activate EMS by calling 9-1-1 or send someone to call 9-1-1 if available. Get an AED if available.
4. Check the victim’s pulse. Don’t take more than 10 seconds to check for the pulse. Begin CPR if you cannot locate or are unsure of a pulse.
** Note: [2020 Interim Guidance] During COVID-19, many lay responders are unlikely to have access to adequate PPE. Use a face mask or cloth to cover your, and the victim’s, mouth and nose to prevent transmission.
*Note: For CPR emergencies, an adult is anyone who is going through or gone through puberty.
1. Place yourself at the victim’s side.
2. Ensure that the victim is lying on his back on a firm, flat surface
3. Immediately remove clothes from the chest.
4. Form the correct hand position for chest compressions:
5. Compress / push down hard and fast at least 2 inches, but no more than 2.4 inches deep, at a rate of at least 100 to 120 compressions per minute.
6. Make sure the chest rises back up completely after each compression.
1. Let the second rescuer activate the Emergency Response System (call 9-1-1) and get the AED.
2. The first rescuer should stay with the victim and be prepared to remove clothes from the chest and start CPR.
3. When both rescuers are present with the victim, they should take turns doing chest compressions; switching approximately every 2 minutes. The rescuers should remind each other to push down at least 2 inches but no more than 2.4 inches deep, and watch for proper chest recoil.
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