Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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The purpose of the project is to teach professionals, faculty, students, Buddhist nuns, and others in advancing their understanding of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (“CPR”), and basic forms of first-aid focusing on splints and burns.
As one who is certified to administer CPR by the American Red Cross (“ARC”), I relied heavily on the ARC in preparing my presentation. (American Red Cross, 2015). I also used mannequins in my presentation to demonstrate how to administer CPR. All of the training videos that I viewed while developing the best practices in providing CPR training were from the ARC. At the beginning of my research for burn prevention and burn treatment I found a study that was completed titled, A Retrospective Analysis of 200 Severe
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There are four key points to CPR that I would emphasize throughout my demonstrations. First, the individual in distress must be on their back. Second, the person performing CPR must be on their knees at the center of the chest with the person in distress perpendicular to their body. Third, the person performing CPR must use their dominant hand and put it at the center of the chest with the opposite hand interlocking the fingers of the dominant hand. Finally, the person performing CPR must provide continuous compressions to the chest about two inches deep at a rate of about 100 compressions per minute. I would then ask for volunteers to practice on the mannequin and work on get the correct technique so they can effectively perform CPR on their …show more content…
Splints are a type of first-aid whereby the purpose was to immobilize a body part that has been broken or injured. Splints are important because while attempting to transfer an injured person, improper support of the injured body part can lead to worsening the injury and increased pain. I demonstrated how to apply splints for the leg, forearm, elbow, fingers, wrist, ribs, and ankle. All of my splints were simple, but highly effective. All of the splints were completed with only kramas (Cambodian scarves) and sticks, these being items that every family would have in their own

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