AED/CPR Information

  • AED

    Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) are two lifesaving procedures used in cases of emergency. Many CVSD staff and faculty are certified in AED/CPR use taught by the CV school nurses and FCS teacher.

     

     

    AED Building Location

    Conestoga Valley High School: Outside the nurse’s office, Witmer Annex

    Gerald Huesken Middle School: Lobby, across from office, Outside of gymnasium/cafeteria

    Brownstown Elementary School: Main Lobby near nurse’s office, Outside of gymnasium

    Fritz Elementary School: Outside of gymnasium, Lobby outside of cafeteria

    Leola Elementary School:  Outside of gymnasium, upper level, Lobby outside of auditorium

    Smoketown Elementary School: Outside of nurse’s office, Outside of gymnasium

    District Office: Receptionist Desk

    Service Center:  Wall of the offices within the maintenance shop near the soda machine

    Of note, the athletic trainers are also equipped with an AED.

     

    The Chain of Survival

    • EARLY Access (Notice someone needs help and act)
    • EARLY CPR (Start chest compressions)
    • EARLY Defibrillation (You, Get the AED)
    • EARLY Advanced Care (You, Call 911)

     

    CPR

    Adult and Older Child

    Child (1-8 years old)

    Infant (less than 1 year old)

    Victim is unresponsive

    Phone 911

    Give two minutes of CPR, then phone 911

    Give two minutes of CPR, then phone 911

    Open the airway using the head tilt chin lift

    Open the airway using the head tilt chin lift

    Open the airway using the head tilt chin lift

    Open the airway using the head tilt chin lift(Sniff Position)

    Check for breathing - look, listen, and feel for no more than10 seconds

    Check for breathing - look, listen, and feel for no more than 10 seconds

    Check for breathing - look, listen, and feel for no more than 10 seconds

    Check for breathing - look, listen, and feel for no more than 10 seconds

    If no circulation, provide chest compressions

    Find the center of the chest (using the nipple line). Place the heel of one hand on the sternum with the other hand on top; provide 30 compressions at least 2 inches deep.

    Find the center of the chest (using the nipple line). Use 1 or 2 hands providing 30 compressions about 2 inches deep.

    Place index finger on sternum at nipple line. Using next two fingers, provide 30 compressions 1.5 inches deep.

    Compression Rate (timed for one minute if only doing compressions)

    100

    100

    100

    Compression to ventilation rate

    30:2

    30:2

    30:2

    To Relieve Choking

    Abdominal Thrusts

    Abdominal Thrusts

    Back slaps and chest thrusts

     

    AED Use

    Adult and Older Child

    Child (1-8 years old)

    Infant (less than 1 year old)

    Turn the power on (or open the case)

    Use AED as soon as it arrives

    Use AED after 5 sets of 30 compressions and 2 breaths

    Not recommended for use on infants under one year of age

    Attach pad to the victim's bare chest

    Use Adult Pads

    Use Child Pads

     

    Allow the AED to check the heart rhythm

    Clear and Analyze

    Clear and Analyze

     

    Push the shock button if prompted by the AED

    Clear and Shock

    Clear and Shock

     

    Time from arrival of AED to first shock

    less than 90 seconds

    less than 90 seconds