How to use an AED
1. Call 911, or your local emergency number
Check the victim for unresponsiveness. If the person is not responsive and not breathing or not breathing normally, call for help.
2. Get Prepared
Place AED next to the victim. Open/turn on AED. Bare the victim’s chest.
3. Apply Electrode Pads
Apply electrode pads, as indicated in the illustration. Be sure to push firmly so that the pads completely adhere to the victim’s chest.
4. Follow Voice Prompts
Follow AED voice commands until emergency medical personnel arrive.