At checking the scene and checking the victim for consciousness. When she does not respond, you call 911. Then you
Check for signs of life (movement and breathing).
A child appears to be unconscious. You check the scene and obtain consent for the parents, what do you do next?
check for consciousness
during an initial assessment, you should check for
1. movement & breathing 2. pulse 3. severe bleeding
how can you best protect yourself from possible blood borne pathogen transmission when providing care?
Use protective equipment, such as disposable gloves & a breathing barrier.
Steps in an emergency in order:
1. size up the scene 2. perform an initial assessment 3. call 911 4. perfrm a secondary assessment
a victim has been injured and is conscious. You obtain consent to check the victim for life threatening conditions. What life threatening condition would you call 911 immediately?
persistent chest pain, unconsciousness, breathing problems, no pulse, severe bleeding, etc.
you arrive at the scene of an incident, which of the following is included in sizing up the scene
check the scene for safety
how would you move a victim who is too large to carry or move otherwise?
4 children run into each other on the deck. Child A has a hurt knee, Child B hit his head and is unconscious, Child C's lip is bleeding, Child D doesn't appear to be hurt. Which child do you care for firts?
You find an uncon person lying on the floor of the locker room. You check the scene and then check the victim. A bystander asks if he can help you move the victim to the first aid room. You tell the bystander that?
the victim shouldn't be moved since there is no danger.
infant chest compressions
100 per minute
You are in the LG office. A patron shouts that someone has collapsed in the locer room. After activating the pool's EAP, you go to the scene. Another patron is providing care but tell you he is not trainined in CPR. What do you do?
Inform the preson who is giving care that you are a trained LG and will take over. Reassess the victim and provide appropriate care.
a young boy at a swim meet grabs his chest and begins to make wheezing noises. After you obtain consent, his mother informs you that he has asthma but does not have his inhaler nearby. What care should you provide?
Call 911 and put victim into a pos that helps breathing.
How do you determine if an adult has a pulse?
2 fingers on the groove on the side of the neck
During the initial assmt for an uncon adult, if your first 2 breaths do not make the chest clearly rise, what do you do?
Tilt the head further back and reattempt 2 rescue breaths
you and another guard find an uncon child on the pool deck. You send the other card to call 911. After you size up the scene, get consent and perform an initial assmt, you find the child is not moving or breathing, but has a pulse. What should you do next?
1 rescue breath abt every 3 seconds
for a conscious adult who is choking, where do you position your hands to give abdominal thrusts?
in the middle of the abdomen just above the navel
what are the signs and symptoms of respiratory distress?
flushed, pale, ashen or bluish skin. Slow or rapid breathing, deep and shallow breathing, shortness or noisy breathing, dizziness, drowsiness, or light headedness.
at the concession stand, an adult suddenly clutches his throat with both hands. You ask him if he is choking and he nods yes. After obtaining consent and calling 911 what should you do?
stand behind the victim and give 5 back blows and 5 ab thrusts
as the initial LG on the scene, when performing CPR on the infant, you should do what?
Compress chest straight down 1/2 to 1 inch
for an adult, where should you place your hands to give chest compressions during CPR?
Two hands in center of chest
how long should you look for movement, check fro breathing and pulse following the first 2 minutes of rescue breathing?
no more than 10 seconds
A victim is not moving, breathing or has a pulse. Why is it important to start CPR as quick as possible?
CPR helps circulate blood that contains oxygen vital to the organs until EMS arrive and take over.
You notice that a woman at the pool is sweating profusely, breathing rapidly and has pain in her jaw? You ask her if she is OK and she says no, that for the last 5 min she has had chest pain. What life threatening condition could she be experiencing?
LGs should continue providing care until what happens?
EMS arrive and take over
When two LGs perform CPR together, the first LG should do what?
Do an initial assessment while the 2nd LG locate the correct hand position for chest compressions.
When performing CPR on a child, how many chest compressions to how many breaths?
30 compressions to 2 rescue breaths
Where do you position your hands to perform CPR on an infant?
One hand on forehead and two or three fingers on the center of chest just above the nipple line.
For an infant, you perform rescue breathing at a rate of 1 rescue breath abt once every
For a child, you perform two-man CPR
15 chest compressions and 2 rescue breaths