CPR and AED
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS); American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP); Alton L. Thygerson, EdD, FAWM; Steven M. Thygerson, PhD, MSPH
This manual is developed for use within layperson CPR and AED training courses offered through the Emergency Care & Safety Institute.
Based on the 2015 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC), CPR and AED, Seventh Edition is ideal for use within courses designed to certify laypersons in CPR and AED. More than a stand-alone text, this student manual is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students. This manual includes:
- Coverage of the 2015 CPR and ECC Guidelines: Clear, concise direction on how to perform CPR and use an AED during an emergency.
- Current information on injuries and illnesses: Core information for first aider providers presented in a clear and straightforward format.
- Skill Drills: Offer step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important skills.
- Emergency Care Wrap-Up Tables: Provide a concise summary of what signs first aiders providers should look for and what treatment steps they should take.