On October 7, 2015, the new CPR in Schools Law went into effect in New York state. This requires all students be exposed to CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training before graduating from high school. Many schools are following suit.
This lesson is designed to meet the following objectives:
-recognize the signs of a possible cardiac arrest
-recite the 3 C’s to responding to emergencies
-describe the Good Samaritan Law
-demonstrate chest compressions in hands only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with proper form and cadence (CAB)
-demonstrate proper use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
Access to a computer and the internet for streaming video.
CPR Manikins (4-5 work well with a class of 20 rotating in)
Lesson includes a 30-slide PowerPoint presentation, Worksheet & Answer Key with the option to assess students skills in providing CPR and AED techniques.
PowerPoint links to 7 videos including
The Difference between a Heart Attack & Cardiac Arrest (The Doctor's)
Ken Jeong-Hands-Only CPR (Instructional Video by the American Heart Association)
A "What Would You Do" (Cardiac Arrest Simulator)
How to Use an AED (American Academy of First Aid & CPR)
3 Videos of real life CPR situations