# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant II Task 1171675125

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and using an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Definition

Demonstration of CPR and using an AED, should include those situations involving

  • adult patient
  • child patient
  • infant patient
  • one- and two-person CPR
  • obstructed airway.
Student must be certified in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) prior to administering CPR.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is meant by the compression airway breathing (CAB) of CPR? Why is each important?
  • What is the BLS chain of survival for adults? What is the BLS pediatric chain of survival?
  • Why must a person be certified in BLS prior to administering CPR?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Emergency Preparedness Events

 

CPR/First Aid