On Monday Te Rakau Nui had first aid lessons from Saint John. We learnt how to correctly give CPR, how to save a person from intense blood loss and how to use the acronym DRS ABC when in an emergency situation.

D for danger – check if its safe

R for response – see if person in need is responsive

S for send for help – get someone to ring 111

A for airway – tilt the head back so that the airway is clear

B for breathing – get down and hover your hand to see if the person is breathing

C for CPR – if person is not breathing you must perform CPR. first pump the heart 30 times, the do two breaths (30 to 2 no matter who).