CPR Test

CPR Test

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What is the compression rate per minute for all CPR? 100-120 per minute
Where do you place your hands for chest compressions? On the lower half of the sternum
Why do you let the chest recoil between each compression? It allows blood to flow to the heart
What is the depth of compressions for an adult? 2 inch
What is the first thing you do when the AED arrives on scene? Turn it on
When do you administer a shock with the AED? When the AED tells you to
What do you do if you need to use an AED on someone who is submerged in water? Pull them out of the water and wipe off their chest
How do you know if your breaths are effective? The chest will rise
What is the ratio of compressions to ventilations in one person adult CPR? 30:2
What do you do if the victim has a hairy chest and you need to apply AED pads? Shave their chest or use the AED pad to rip off the hair and then use another pad
What would you do if the victim has a transdermal patch on the chest where you need to apply the AED pad? Take it off and wipe that area off
What would you do if the victim has an implanted pacemaker and you need to apply AED pads? Place the pad in different location
How often should you switch compression cycles in 2 person CPR? 5 cycles or 2 minutes
When should a team member ask for assistance and advice in an emergency situation? Early when it is not getting worse
A choking victim becomes unresponsive, what is the first thing you will do? Compressions and CPR
What is the purpose of the AED? Restore a regular cardiac rhythm
You find a victim unresponsive and gasping, what will you do? Start CPR, gasping is not normal breathing
What is the difference in adult, child, and infant 2 person compression rate? Adult- 30:2 Child and Infant: 15:2
How far do you compress the chest of a child? 2 inches or 5 centimeters
If you are doing CPR on an unconscious adult choking victim what will you do each time you open the airway? Look in mouth for object
How do you relieve an airway obstruction in a responsive infant? 5 back blows and 5 chest thrusts
What is meant by the concept of “clear roles and responsibilities”? All team members know their jobs and responsibilities and the team functions smoothly
How far do you compress an infant’s chest? 1 ? inches
What is the hand placement for 2 person infant CPR? Encircling hands
What would you do if you only have adult AED pads and the victim is an infant? Put on front and back

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