Scenario: Office Heart attack

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Scenario Overview:
First Aid personnel respond to the Sales department to find an associate sitting in her chair, looking very pale. she's passing in and out of consciousness. She complains of pain in the middle of her shoulders. and she is sweating profusely. After complain of her pain, she passes out completely.
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How the scenario should progress:
911 should be called immediately. First aid personnel should respond with the following items, AED, med Kit, and med Blanket. Once on scene Conduct a primary survey, place the victim flat on the floor, and check for airway, breathing, and circulation. Take steps to apply the aed pads on the female victim, keeping in mind to maintain their dignity, use the med blanket, to shield her from onlookers. Other personnel should keep the onlookers back and away from the scene. Start simulated CPR and maintain compression for at least three minutes, to simulate the average response time of ambulance crews. Change partners as needed to maintain compression's throughout this time period.
Patient 1:
Name: Mary Jones    Age: 49    Sex: Female
Medication: NOne known
Allergies: None Known
Past medical/family/social history: Not KNown
Findings on examination: patient unconscious not breathing, no pulse, sweaty to the touch
Possible treatment from first aiders: CPR, application of AED, primary survey
Time after start: 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 15
Response: u u u u u u v v
Airway: y y y y y y y y
Breathing? n n n n n n n n

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Scenario submitted by: Responder1