Nowra High School

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Emergency care

The department provides a number of useful resources for staff and visitors to our school for use in emergencies.

St John ambulance resuscitation chart

In an emergency call triple zero (000) for an ambulance

D - Danger

Ensure the area is safe for yourself, others and the patient

R - Response

Check for response:

  • ask name
  • squeeze shoulders

No respose send for help

Response make comfortable, monitor response.

S - Send for help

Call triple zero 000 for an ambulance or ask another person to make the call.

A - Airways

Open mouth:

If foreign material present:

  • place in recovery position
  • clear airway with finger.

B - Breathing

Check for breathing: look, listen,feel

Not normal breathing start CPR 

Normal breathing

  • place in recovery position
  • monitor breathing.

C - CPR 

30 chest compressions : 2 breaths

Continue CPR until help arrives or patient recovers.

D - Defibrillation

If available - follow voice prompts


ASCIA (Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy Limited) is the peak professional body of clinical immunology and allergy in Australia and New Zealand.

How to give EpiPen

  1. Form fist around EpiPen and pull off blue safety release.
  2. Place orange end against outer mid-thigh (with or without clothing).
  3. Push down hard until a click is heard or felt and hold for 10 seconds.

    Remove EpiPen. Massage injection site for 10 seconds.

For more information on allergy action plans and treatments see the ASCIA website.

Emergency information for staff

To access this link you will need to be logged into your department of education account.

For information on everything related to work health and safety including emergency training and action plans see the departments Health and safety section.