ISSA Unit 31 - Basic first aid
ISSA Unit 31 - Basic first aid

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1: What does “CPR” stand for?

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

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2: Describe the significance of CPR training as a health and fitness instructor

As the primary person of care, you must be able to take control of emergency situations as a part of your service charter as a health/fitness professional

3: Describe the ABCs of the primary examination

(A) airway, (B) breathing, and (C) circulation 

4: Define the Good Samaritan Law

It exempts one from liability while helping another in an emergency.

5: Describe the actions required in the Heimlich Maneuver

Position yourself behind the victim.
Wrap arms around the waist.
Make a fist with one hand and place it on the victim’s stomach above the umbilicus and well below the lower tip of the breastbone.
Grasp your fist with the free hand and push into the victim’s stomach with rapid, upward thrusts. Repeat until the object is observably cleared or the victim regains consciousness.

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Tyler Read

Tyler Read, BSc, CPT. Tyler holds a B.S. in Kinesiology from Sonoma State University and is a certified personal trainer (CPT) with NASM (National Academy of sports medicine), and has over 15 years of experience working as a personal trainer. He is a published author of running start, and a frequent contributing author on Healthline and Eat this, not that.

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