Emergency and First Aid
Ensure the area is safe for yourself, others and the patient.
Check for a response
Ask patient for their name, squeeze patients shoulders, ask them to squeeze your hand.
Call triple zero (000) for an ambulance or ask another person to make the call.
Open the mouth and check the airway for foreign material.
No foreign material?
Leave in position.
Open the airway by tilting the head back with a chin lift.
Check for breathing: look, listen, and feel for 10 seconds.
Not normal breathing?
Ensure and ambulance has been called; start CPR.
Place in the recovery position and monitor breathing.
30 chest compressions : 2 breaths
Continue CPR until help arrives or the patient starts breathing.
Attach defibrillator (AED) and follow the voice prompts.