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This course will help you identify when a medical emergency is happening, how to respond based on your location, and what to expect while waiting for help to arrive.
- Describe situations constituting a medical emergency.
- State the phone number used to call for help based upon location.
- Know what questions will be asked of you when calling for help.
- Describe the location of medical emergency equipment at CHOP locations
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