8.4 Artificial Respiration - Child and Infant

Training Objective:

The crew member will be able to define/demonstrate artificial respiration on a child or infant required to effectively handle an in-flight emergency situation.

Scope:

Mouth-to-Mouth Artificial Respiration on a Child
Mouth-to-Mouth-and-Nose Artificial Respiration on an Infant

8.4A Mouth-to-Mouth Artificial Respiration on a Child

8.4A.1 Define the term "child" as it applies to first aid (and CPR, if included) in training program.

8.4A.2 State the differences in the rate and force of ventilations between an adult and a child.

8.4B Mouth-to-Mouth-and-Nose Artificial Respiration on an Infant

8.4B.1 Define the term "infant" as it applies to first aid and CPR, if included in training program.

8.4B.2 State when and where the brachial pulse is taken and rechecked during mouth-to-mouth-and-nose artificial respiration.

8.4B.3 State the rate and the force of ventilations for an infant.

8.4B.4 Demonstrate, on an infant manikin, the mouth-to-mouth-and-nose method of artificial respiration for a minimum of one minute or 20 consecutive ventilations, using the head-tilt chin-lift method to open the airway.

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