Basic Life Support (BLS) Course A

Progress Indicator:
Question 1 of 25

1.  You are walking in the basement corridor of the medical center.  Ahead of you a middle-aged man suddenly slumps against the wall and slides to the floor.  No one is available to help.  What should you do next?  (need help?)

Choices:
  1. Check for responsiveness; if the victim is unresponsive, activate the emergency response system, then return to the victim to begin CPR
  2. Activate the emergency response system; wait in an intersecting hallway to direct the responders
  3. Place the victim in the recovery position and await the arrival of emergency responders with appropriate equipment
  4. Perform CPR for 1 minute, then activate the emergency response system

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