# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Home Health Aide Task 1280259682

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Administer ABD compressions to conscious and unconscious choking victims.

Definition

Administration should include following the guidelines from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, in accordance with agency policy.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Where can a home health aide access the guidelines from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross?
  • What is the first step in administering first aid to a conscious choking victim?
  • What is the first step in administering first aid to an unconscious choking victim?
  • What safety precautions should be observed for both a client and a home health aide?
  • What are some observable indicators of an obstructed airway?
  • What is the proper hand placement for delivering abdominal thrusts to an adult client?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Emergency Preparedness Events

 

CPR/First Aid

 

Life Support Skills