Browse the resources below or use the drop down menu for videos of different First Aid emergencies and treatments.
A longer video explaining the types and severity classifications of burns, and how they are treated.
This reenactment shows what agonal breathing looks like.
This video shows an example of a man who was rescued from drowning and who is agonal breathing. This is not a reenactment.
This video explains anaphylaxis and includes the experience of a person who suffered a severe allergic reaction.
This video shows a demonstration of CPR on a CPR dummy and relates the story of three people who saved their friend’s life using CPR.
This video shows an emergency medical dispatcher having a massive heart attack and being treated with CPR and an AED by colleagues. This is not a reenactment.
This short clip shows a choking woman being saved by a police officer performing back blows and abdominal thrusts. This is not a reenactment.
Women are just as likely to have a heart attack as men. Inspired by the true stories of real women impacted by heart disease, the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement and Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth Banks created the short film, “Just a Little Heart Attack,” to educate women about the realities of heart disease and encourage them to put their health first.
This video shows someone having a heart attack. Note that it may be disturbing to some viewers as it contains footage of real CPR.
A video that explains the causes of asthma and how it impacts the patient.
This video explains how diabetes affects the body and the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It includes an animation that describes how insulin works and how blood sugar levels are measured.
In this video, you will witness a middle-aged man who is having a massive heart attack. This is not a reenactment. Take note of his denial, clutching of the chest, pale skin, extreme discomfort and pain. These are classic signs and symptoms of a heart attack.
A brief explanation of what heart disease is and what causes a heart attack.
What women need to know about strokes, including symptoms and prevention measures.
A brief explanation of what a stroke is and how to prevent strokes.
The most common sign/symptom of a female having a heart attack is chest pain; however, there are other signs and symptoms that can also indicate a woman is having a heart attack. These are presented in this video clip.
Here is an example of a female having a stroke, Notice the facial droop, eye droop and slurred speech. This is not a reencatment.
This famous scene from the movie Mrs. Doubtfire shows the Robin Williams character performing abdominal thrusts.
Here is an example of a male news reporter having a stroke. Notice the garbled speech. This is not a reenactment.
This news report shows an incident of a person choking and being rescued by a trooper using abdominal thrusts. This is not a reenactment.