American Heart Association CPR Test Questions and Answers

Are you preparing for an American Heart Association CPR Test? Don’t worry – we here at can help!

Here’s some practice questions and answers to help you prepare for a AHA CPR Test. Enjoy!

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AHA CPR Test practice questionsCPR Exam

  1. When should the rescuer initially ensure that the scene is safe?
  2. The 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC recommend that to identify cardiac arrest in an unresponsive victim a lay person should check for breathing for how many seconds?
  3. Where should the hands be placed to perform chest compressions on an adult?
  4. Why is it important to compress to the appropriate depth during CPR?
  5. What is the recommended rate for performing chest compressions for victims of all ages?
  6. What is the compression–to-ventilation ratio for adult CPR?

AHA CPR Test practice questions – answers

  1. Check for any dangers to yourself, the patient or bystanders
  2. No more than 10 seconds
  3. In the centre of the chest
  4. To ensure adequate blood flow to the brain and vital organs
  5. 100 – 120 chest compressions per minute
  6. 30 chest compressions to 2 rescue breaths (ventilations)

We hope these questions helped you prepare for your AHA CPR test! Good luck!

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