Southern Ute Community Action Programs (SUCAP)
Section 2 – Heart Attack
Passengers who experience a heart attack or cardiac difficulties may lapse into unconsciousness and need immediate attention. Stay calm and secure the vehicle. If unconsciousness seems likely, gather as much information as possible such as history, medicines and allergies.
- Remember that help should be obtained immediately. This is your FIRST priority. You should call the dispatcher or supervisor IMMEDIATELY for assistance.
- Stay calm.
- Make the person comfortable.
- Keep other passengers away unless they are familiar with and can help with CPR until an ambulance arrives. Try to calm others.