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Choking - First Aid

Learning Objectives

  • Explain how to recognize partial and complete airway obstructions.
  • Explain how to respond to partial and complete airway obstructions.

Available in English

10 Minutes

This lesson provides instruction on how to respond confidently to an airway obstruction until professional medical help arrives. This program does not qualify for first aid or CPR certification.

Course Outline
  • Recognizing Airway Obstructions
  • Responding to Airway Obstructions
Regulations
  • http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/aed/howtouse, accessed February 01, 2016
  • http://www.mayoclinic.org/first-aid/first-aid-choking/basics/art-20056637, accessed November 01, 2015
  • http://www.ilcor.org/home/ accessed February 1, 2016
  • http://medicine.unm.edu/programs-and-centers/coehp/common/docs/COEHP%20First%20Aid%20Provider_3_14.pdf, accessed November 01, 2015
  • http://www.sja.org.uk/sja/first-aid-advice/what-to-do-as-a-first-aider/the-role-of-a-first-aider.aspx, accessed November 01, 2015
  • http://www.ems.gov/pdf/811077b.pdf , accessed October 01, 2015
  • https://eccguidelines.heart.org/index.php/circulation/aha-red-cross-first-aid-guidelines/part-15-first-aid/ , accessed October 01, 2015
  • http://www.humankinetics.com/excerpts/excerpts/legal-considerations-prior-to-giving-emergency-medical-care, accessed November 01, 2015