Health Emergencies: Choking and the Heimlich Maneuver

Health Emergencies: Choking and the Heimlich Maneuver

The goal of this course is to provide school staff members with an overview of choking emergencies, including how to perform the Heimlich Maneuver. Topics covered include choking hazards, how to tell if someone is choking, and performing the Heimlich Maneuver.

  1. Full Course - 10 minutes
    This version is designed for all school staff.
Course Authors
Lucinda Mejdell-Awbrey, RN, MA
Lucinda Mejdell-Awbrey, RN, MA, has served students as a Credentialed School Nurse and School Administrator for over 30 years. For the past 17 years, Lucinda has developed and implemented a wide variety of school health and safety programs. She also provides community and school level trainings for the California Department of Education and other state and national organizations regarding School Safety Issues, Crisis Response Planning, Bullying and Harassment Prevention, School Nursing Practices, and Coordinated School Health Programs.