How can two people trained to perform CPR work together?

If two responders trained in CPR are at the scene, both should identify themselves as being trained. One should call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number for help while the other performs CPR.

If the first responder tires and needs help:

  • The first responder should tell the second responder to take over.
  • The second responder should immediately take over CPR, beginning with chest compressions.

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