CPR and Choking Emergency Refresher
DCFS CW Professional
About the course
Maryellen Jenkins, CCE
The purpose of this course is to provide all stakeholders a review of the essential steps for administering CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) on unresponsive infants, children, and adults using American Heart Association standards. Participants of this course will also review how to provide emergency assistance to choking infants, children, and adults using the Heimlich Maneuver. Developed through a partnership with LCWTA and the North Oaks Health System, this course is designed to support the first aid knowledge and skills of all stakeholders. Note: participants will not receive CPR certification after completing this course.
1. Analyze an infant, child, or an adult to determine if they are unresponsive and need emergency assistance.
2. Describe the different standards and techniques for administering CPR on infants, children, and adults.
3. Describe the essential steps to administer CPR to infants, children, and adults using current defined best practices by the American Heart Association.
4. Define what an AED machine is and explain how to use it in conjunction with CPR to administer emergency assistance to unresponsive individuals.
5. Recognize and identify the warning signs of choking in infants, children, and adults.
6. Describe the essential steps to administer the Heimlich Maneuver on infants, children, and adults.