HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR CLASS
Before Class Instructions
1. Please arrive 10 minutes before the class begins. We realize that this class is a significant time commitment so we will start on time and end when all skills have been properly demonstrated to the instructor.
2. Wear lose fitting clothing. Be comfortable because you will be bending, kneeling, and pushing!
3. Review this 1-page summary of CPR & AED Guidelines
4. How to perform CPR video
5. How to use an AED video
7. We strongly suggest you download the American Red Cross First Aid App (free).
8. We strongly suggest you download the Poison Control App (free).
9. Smart 9-1-1
See if your city is part of this program.
"Give 9-1-1 the information they need to help you fast."
Blue to the sky, orange to the thigh
Hold inhaler hole side down and shake well
Point toward mouth, press down, breathe in deeply, hold breath for count of 10, let breath out and wait a full 60 seconds. Determine if you need a second dose
After you are done, rinse mouth with water and spit out water
Another great video
Seizure Video (please excuse the language)
Bottom line: Best thing you can have are car keys and a cell phone. Get to a hospital as soon as you can.
Emergency Action Plan
Click here for an Editable Emergency Action Plan for your organization.
Click here for access to the only Athlete Injury Response and Risk Management System for youth sports.
Cottonmouth (Water Moccasin)
Poison Control 800-222-1222
Save Poison Control contact information to your computer and smartphone by texting poison to 484848
GOOD SAMARITAN LAW
Sec. 74.151. LIABILITY FOR EMERGENCY CARE
(a) A person who in good faith administers emergency care is not liable in civil damages for an act performed during the emergency unless the act is wilfully or wantonly negligent, including a person who:
(1) administers emergency care using an automated external defibrillator; or
(2) administers emergency care as a volunteer who is a first responder as the term is defined under Section 421.095, Government Code.
(b) This section does not apply to care administered:
(1) for or in expectation of remuneration, provided that being legally entitled to receive remuneration for the emergency care rendered shall not determine whether or not the care was administered for or in anticipation of remuneration; or
(2) by a person who was at the scene of the emergency because he or a person he represents as an agent was soliciting business or seeking to perform a service for remuneration.