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Check adult victim for responsiveness by

Shaking him and shouting, "are you okay?"

If adult victim remains unresponsive, you should:

Dial 911 before starting CPR

To check if adult victim is breathing, you should:

A. Listen for exhaled air

B. Watch for his chest to rise and fall.

C. Feel for exhaled air.

The most common airway obstruction is:

The tongue

When assisting adult victim with breathing:

a. Pinch the victims nose closed b. Do not over - inflate the victim's lungs.

c. Allow the victim to exhale on his own.

For adult victim, check for circulation by feeling for pulse at:

Carotid artery

When lone rescuer is performing chest compressions on an adult:

A. Position your hands on the sternum

B. Give 2 breaths after 30 compressions

C. Remember the "2hands, 2 inches rule.

Child CPR is recommended for:

Children under the age of about 10 to 14 but not infants.

If the child is unconscious and unresponsive, you should:

Start C PR before dialing 911

To check if the child is breathing, you should:

A. feel for exhaled air

B. listen for exhaled air

C. watched for his chest to rise and fall

The most common airway obstruction is:

The tongue

To open a child victim's airway:

Lift chin up, to head back

When assisting a child with Ventilation:

a. Do not over inflate his lungs.

B. Pinch his nose closed

C. Allow the child to exhale on his own

The Breaths -to -compressions ratio for a child is:

Two breaths for every thirty

When administering compressions to a child, remember:

One hand/2 inches

Infant CPR is recommended for:

Children under the age of 12 months

If the infant is unconscious and unresponsive, you should:

Start CPR before dialing 911

To open an infant's airway:

Gentle chin lift, gentle head tilt back

When checking an infants pulse you should feel the:

Brachial artery

Check an infant for responsiveness by:

Patting his feet and shoulders

The most common airway obstruction in an infant is:

The tongue

When assisting an infant with ventilation:

Cover his nose and mouth with your mouth

B. Puff air from your cheeks, not your lungs

C. Allow the infant to exhale on his own

When performing compressions on an infant, remember:

Half hand [2 fingers], half chest depth

Typically blood borne pathogens (BBP'S) are found in contaminated body fluids.


In addition to H I V, BBP's can carry hepatitis B, C, and viruses


Unlike HIV, hepatitis B:

a. Can survive in a dried state for up to a week

b. When present, is extremely concentrated

C. Is very resistant to disinfectants

BBPs can be transmitted through:

A. Hypodermic needle sticking

b. Contact between lacerated skin and infected materials

C. Sexual intercourse

A ED saves lives by:

a. Analyzing the victims heart rhythm

b. Determining whether defibrillation is needed

c. Administering an electric shock to the heart

A ED is to be used by:

First respondent with proper training

AED's function with approximately 95% accuracy


It is not necessary to know CPR if AED is available


Familiarizing yourself with AED and periodic hands on training is key to saving lives