Resuscitation Council (UK)

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

CPR skills assessment

 

Skill
The participant
 Yes
 No
Ensure safety of rescuer and victim
Demonstrates assessment of safety
   
Check response
Demonstrates shaking and shouting
   
Open airway
Demonstrates head tilt and chin lift
   
Assess breathing
Demonstrates looking, listening, and feeling for normal breathing for no more than 10 seconds whilst maintaining head tilt / chin lift
   
Get help
Describes how to phone for the emergency services
   
Chest compressions
Demonstrates effective chest compressions (correct hand position, rate, and depth)
   
Rescue breaths
Demonstrates 2 effective rescue breaths sufficient to cause the chest to rise and fall as in normal breathing
   
Compression: ventilation ratio
Demonstrates 30 compressions to 2 breaths
   
Minimises interruptions in CPR
Demonstrates minimal interruption in chest compressions
   
Sequence
Demonstrates correct order / sequence of actions
   


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