Without oxygen being passed from the lungs to the blood stream and then pumped around the body by the heart a person will die. When a person suffers cardiac arrest their heart may not beat properly, they lose consciousness, stop breathing, and blood will not circulate. Unless they receive prompt first aid attention until medical help arrives they will suffer irreparable brain damage and may die within minutes. This program looks at the technique for performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation on adults, in accordance with the current resuscitation guidelines. The program covers: • Basic Life Support procedure • How to conduct CPR on an adult casualty • How to deliver chest compressions • How to deliver Rescue Breaths • How to use an Automated External Defibrillator (A.E.D.) • CPR with two rescuers • Rescuer health and hygiene The program is suitable for use in any workplace and has been designed specifically as a refresher course and training aid for people who have already been or are being trained in CPR.