Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)-Adult
Explore and understand the concept of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, airway management, chest compression technique, pocket mask and bag mask ventilation.
Introduction of the course Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is an emergency procedure used to manage a victim of cardiac arrest. The skill is combination of effective compression and ventilation; however the technique may vary based on the victim. The objective of this module is to:
- Describe the key concepts related to Adult CPR
- Understand the basic concepts related to airway management, chest compression technique, pocket mask and bag mask ventilation
- 1 Rescuer Adult CPR (Demonstration)
- 2 Rescuer Adult CPR (Demonstration)
- Manage a victim of Choking (Demonstration)
- Use of Pocket mask (Demonstration)
- Use of Bag mask device (Demonstration)
CPR is a life saving skill. Knowing how to perform this skill is important to fully utilize the skills, to save a victim's life and to prevent complications that may happen if the rescuer is unsure how to use this skill.
Airway management is an important component of CPR. A rescuer must know the skills of opening airway of victim to effectively use devices to support respiration of the victim.
Chest compression technique- Effective chest compression can have a significant role to revive a victim from cardiac arrest.
We will learn about how to skillfully use this device and important considerations related to its use.
Bag Mask Device is an ventilation assist device used by healthcare providers in emergency.
Adult 1- Rescuer CPR module would cover the steps to perform CPR if the rescuer is alone.
In this module we will discuss the steps of Adult Two Rescuer CPR and Responsibilities of various rescuers during CPR.
Choking is a life-threatening situation, due to presence of a foreign object lodged in victim’s airway.