Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)-Infant
CPR in infants is a skill to be learned by health care professionals and family members of infant.
Introduction of the course
CPR in infants is a skill to be learned by health care professionals and family members of infant. The module would discuss the key concepts related to CPR in infants and techniques used.
The objective of this module is to:
- Understand the basic concepts of CPR in infants
- One rescuer infant CPR (Demonstration)
- Two rescuer infant CPR (Demonstration)
- Management of airway obstruction in infants (Demonstration)
In infants performing all the steps of CPR are essential contrary to adult CPR.
In this part of the module we will learn about 2 Finger technique for chest compression and 2 Thumb Encircling technique for chest compression.
In this module we will discuss about Basics of opening airway, Mouth to mouth breathing and Mouth to mouth and nose breathing.
This module would discuss Infant CPR skill for a lone rescuer.
In this part of the module we would describe in details about 2 thumb encircling technique and Team effort during 2 rescuer CPR.
In this part of the module we would discuss the Signs of Choking, Mild Airway Obstruction and Severe Airway Obstruction.