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Emergency Medical Management Plan

Crisis Team Members

 

Superintendent of Schools

617-394-2400

Assistant Superintendent(s)

617-394-2400 x6121/6131

Director of Curriculum

617-394-2400 x6132

Director of Special Education

617-394-2400 x6160

Maintenance Department

617-394-2442

 

 

Adams School

617-544-6092

Devens School

617-394-2470

Keverian School

617-394-5020

Madeline English School

617-394-5013

Lafayette School

617-394-2450

Parlin School

617-394-2480

Webster School

617-394-5040

Webster School Extension

617-544-6990

Whittier School

617-394-2410

Everett High School

617-394-2490

 

 

Everett Health Department

617-394-2255

Director of Health and Human Services

617-455-7132

Director of Board of Health

617-394-2258

Public Health Nurse

617-394-2255

 

 

Police Department (Business)

617-389-2120

Police Department (Emergency)

911

 

 

Fire Department (Business)

617-387-7443

Fire Department (Emergency)

911

 

Individuals Responsible for the Everett Public Schools Medical Emergency Response Plan

 

Program Coordinator: Charles Obremski, Assistant Superintendent of Business Affairs

EMS Coordinator: Principal/Head Teacher

Site Leader(s): School Nurse(s)

 

Policy

 

1. An AED is available to all faculty, staff, students and visitors in all school buildings.

 

2. The Site Leader/School Nurse is responsible for the AED.

 

3. Every School building has AED’s.  The following Schools have two AED’s: Madeline English School, George Keverian School, Lafayette School, and Sumner G. Whittier School.  One AED is located in the lobby outside the main office and the other AED is located outside the elevator on the third floor.  The Parlin School has two AED’s.  One is located outside the main office and the other AED is located outside the elevator on the second floor.  Also, the Webster School has two AED’s.  One is located in the lobby outside the main office and the other is located outside of room 303 in the modular units.  The Adams School, the Devens School and the Webster School Extension have one AED.  These AED’s are located outside the main office at each school.  Also, the School Administration building has one AED and it is located on the second floor outside the Superintendent’s office.  Everett High School has three AED’s.  One is located in the lobby outside the main office, one is located outside the elevator on the third floor, and one is located outside the elevator on the fourth floor. 

    • The Athletic Trainers at Everett High School have three AED devices. One remains in the trainer’s room in the gymnasium, one remains in the locker room at the Football Stadium and the other AED will remain with the trainer during other athletic events. During the winter, the AED from the Football Stadium is moved to the Hockey Rink. These AED’s will be the responsibility of and maintained by the Athletic Trainers.

 

4. Whenever the school nurse is called to an emergency, a school administrator or their designee will take the AED to the emergency location.

 

5. Only trained AED certified staff and bystanders are authorized to use an AED.

a) All AED certified faculty and staff must maintain certification and participate in practice drills annually.

b) Bystanders who are trained to use an AED may, after identifying themselves as being trained, request and use the AED if it is accessible in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest on school grounds.

 

6. The Everett Public Schools, which is the AED provider agency, will meet all Department of Public Health requirements for AED implementation.

 

7. Responsibilities (as defined by the American Heart Association and as stated in the AED Program Memorandum of Agreement)

a) The Supervisor of School Nurses will:

• Oversee all medical aspects of the program

• Ensure compliance with appropriate regulatory requirements, including specific requirements of M.G.L. c.112 §12V, 12½ and 77.

• Ensure proper skills training and maintenance of skills for targeted AED faculty and staff responders.

• Establish and review procedure for AED use.

• Establish a quality review and improvement program that includes event information downloaded from the AED to obtain event information, post-drill and post debriefing.

• Establish and maintain a relationship with local EMS.

 

b) The Assistant Superintendent of Business Affairs (Program Coordinator) will:

• Assist with the development and implementation of the AED program.

• Act as a liaison among the AED program participants.

• Coordinate and oversee non-medical aspects of the program.

• Coordinate documentation (relating to training, maintenance, use and post incident data collection including downloading and transmission of event information from the AED by Everett Fire Department to Sean Connolly, the Medical Director.

• Coordinate training of AED certified Everett Public Schools staff.

• Maintain a master list of all AED certified Everett Public Schools staff and training records.

 

c) The School Nurse (Site Leader) will:

• Be responsible for the day-to-day accountability of the AED Program at his/her site during the contracted school year.

• Check AED equipment and accessories (by School Nurse and/or designees) and document, in accordance with maintenance procedures.

• Maintain a list of training and documentations of training for all targeted AED responders at the site and forward copies to the Nurse Leader.

• Coordinate and document site-specific drills and refresher training.

• Maintain documentation regarding use of AED.

• Notify the Nurse Leader/Program Coordinator if the AED is out of service.

 

d) The EMS coordinator will:

• Act as a resource to Sean Connolly, the Medical Director and School Nurse Leader.

• Immediate post incident debriefing.

• Retains copy of usage report for documentation.

 

8. Training

a) All School Nurses are required to maintain annual certification by the American Heart Association: BLS for Healthcare Providers. The nurses are trained by Cataldo Ambulance every two years according to the American Heart Association.

b) All Building Medical Response Team Members are required to have current documentations of successful completion of a course of basic life support (BLS) that includes cardiopulmonary resuscitations, AED and First Aid training.

c) The Nurse Leader and School Nurses will be responsible for coordinating and documenting initial AED training and annual refresher and biennial training for Building Medical Response Team Members/AED responders.

d) At each participating school the Medical Response Team Leaders will make recommendations as to the number and identity of targeted responders.

e) Upon request by the Nurse Leader or Medical Director, the EMS Liaison will assist the school district as needed to accomplish AED training requirements.

f) On site drills will be conducted at least once during the school calendar year by the School Nurse and /or EMS Liaison.  Documentation of the drills will be done by School Nurse.  Drills will include but not be limited to:

• Review of site-specific emergency communication and response plans.

• Use of specific AED device.

 

Procedures

1. Location of AED’S

• With the acquisition of additional AED’s, Charles Obremski, Assistant Superintendent of Business Affairs, Principal/Head Teacher and School Nurse will determine AED locations.

 

Maintenance

a) Maintenance of the AED shall be the responsibility of the Everett Public Schools.

b) See the AED manufacturer’s Operating Instructions Manual for detailed maintenance information and instructions.  The School Nurse and/or designee responsible for an AED will perform and document during the school year that the AED is in proper working condition or report to the Principal if it is not in working condition.

• Daily and after each use:

- Check readiness display and confirm no battery indicator or service indicator displayed.

- Visually inspect the AED: Proper location, clean, no tampering.

• Weekly and after each use:

- Inspect AED case, connectors, and battery according to Operator’s Checklist.

- Check station against inventory, and restock as needed.

• After each use:

- Inspect exterior for dirt and contamination, clean if needed (See Operating Instructions).

- Complete AED incident report

• If the unit needs immediate service or supplies, remove from service and notify the Nurse Leader immediately.  If the unit is still operational but requires service or supplies will expire soon, the School Nurse is to notify the Nurse Leader promptly.

 

Use of AED

AED Icon

 

a) Early access to EMS (911)

 

 

In the event a student or adult collapses in the classroom and is unresponsive, the following steps should be taken:

1. Using either the phone in the room dial 911 or a cell phone to dial 911, someone must call 911.

a) Confirm the location of the patient.

b) Confirm the situation with the 911 operator.

c) The nearest fire station is located approximately four minutes to the Adams School.

2. Using either another phone or sending a student to the adjacent room, the administrative office should be called.

a) The administrative office should overhead page for the First Responder team on that floor to respond.  The following individuals are trained in First Aid/CPR/AED: Kathy Karelas and the nurse.

b) There are numerous individuals in each school that have two-way radio communication and they will respond to the scene if necessary.  Adams School Staff with 2-way Radios Include:  Principal, Secretary, Custodians and Nurse.

c) An announcement will be made by the Principal for everyone to remain in their current location until further notice.

d) The school administrative office will also send someone with the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the classroom.

3. Assess the victim: airway, breathing and circulation.

4. Initiate CPR, if needed, while the AED is brought to the scene.

5. Upon arrival, place the AED near the victim’s head, close to the AED operator.

6. Prepare to use the AED.

a) Make sure power is on.

b) Bare and prepare the chest for AED use.

c) Attach the AED to the victim, considering appropriate use of pediatric or adult pads.

d) Stop CPR while the device analyzes the heart rhythm.

e) Follow the device prompts for further action. If a shock is indicated, be sure all rescuers and bystanders are “clear” before the shock is administered.

f) If no shock is indicated, follow prompts to reassess and continue CPR.

7. Upon arrival, EMS shall take charge of the situation.

a) Provide victim information: name, age, know medical problems, and time of the incident.

b) Provide information as to current condition and number of shocks administered.

8. After the conclusion of the emergency, the following agencies or personnel may be contacted depending on the situation:  Everett Teen Health Center, Dr. Ostrowsky at 617-575-5467 and Stephen Ramunno and/or Patrick Cassidy, Everett Police Department.

9. In the event of an emergency, the security personnel at the Adams School will direct emergency medical services to the proper location.

In the event a student or adult collapses in the classroom and is unresponsive, the following steps should be taken:

1. Using either the phone in the room dial 911 or a cell phone to dial 911, someone must call 911.

a) Confirm the location of the patient.

b) Confirm the situation with the 911 operator.

c) The nearest fire station is located approximately two minutes to the Devens School.

2. Using either another phone or sending a student to the adjacent room, the administrative office should be called.

a) The administrative office should overhead page for the First Responder team on that floor to respond.  The following individuals are trained in First Aid/CPR/AED: Michael Barbati, Malik Curry, Anthony Genualdo, Theresa Gritti, Taylor Leo, Jennifer Long, Joseph Marchesi, Michael McLaughlin, Michael Moore, Julio Perez, Brittany Puleo, Brian Wallace, Stephanie Weintraub and the nurse.

b) There are numerous individuals in each school that have two-way radio communication and they will respond to the scene if necessary.  Devens School Staff with 2-way Radios Include:  Principal, Physical Education Teachers, Crisis Interventionists, Secretary, Custodians and Nurse.

c) An announcement will be made by the Principal for everyone to remain in their current location until further notice.

d) The school administrative office will also send someone with the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the classroom.

3. Assess the victim: airway, breathing and circulation.

4. Initiate CPR, if needed, while the AED is brought to the scene.

5. Upon arrival, place the AED near the victim’s head, close to the AED operator.

6. Prepare to use the AED.

a) Make sure power is on.

b) Bare and prepare the chest for AED use.

c) Attach the AED to the victim, considering appropriate use of pediatric or adult pads.

d) Stop CPR while the device analyzes the heart rhythm.

e) Follow the device prompts for further action. If a shock is indicated, be sure all rescuers and bystanders are “clear” before the shock is administered.

f) If no shock is indicated, follow prompts to reassess and continue CPR.

7. Upon arrival, EMS shall take charge of the situation.

a) Provide victim information: name, age, know medical problems, and time of the incident.

b) Provide information as to current condition and number of shocks administered.

8. After the conclusion of the emergency, the following agencies or personnel may be contacted depending on the situation:  Everett Teen Health Center, Dr. Ostrowsky at 617-575-5467 and Stephen Ramunno and/or Patrick Cassidy, Everett Police Department.

9. In the event of an emergency, the security personnel at the Devens School will direct emergency medical services to the proper location.

In the event a student or adult collapses in the classroom and is unresponsive, the following steps should be taken:

1. Using either the phone in the room dial 911 or a cell phone to dial 911, someone must call 911.

a) Confirm the location of the patient.

b) Confirm the situation with the 911 operator.

c) The nearest fire station is located approximately three minutes to the English School.

2. Using either another phone or sending a student to the adjacent room, the administrative office should be called.

a) The administrative office should overhead page for the First Responder team on that floor to respond.  The following individuals are trained in First Aid/CPR/AED: Jason Abruzzese, Maureen Ahearn, Kate Buckley, Jamie Cassidy, Janet Colameta, Michele Colameta, Nick Erban, Angela Mattola, Maureen Morelli, Danielle Nadeau, Jennifer Nigro, Nelda O’Neill, John Penza, Courtney Pietrantonio, Tiffany Boakye Rodrigues, Ryan Taylor, Valerie Ward and the nurse.

b) There are numerous individuals in each school that have two-way radio communication and they will respond to the scene if necessary.

c) Madeline English School Staff with 2-way Radios Include: Principal, Assistant Principal, Guidance Counselors, Secretaries, Custodians and Nurse.

d) An announcement will be made by the Principal for everyone to remain in their current location until further notice.

e) The school administrative office will also send someone with the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the classroom.

3. Assess the victim: airway, breathing and circulation.

4. Initiate CPR, if needed, while the AED is brought to the scene.

5. Upon arrival, place the AED near the victim’s head, close to the AED operator.

6. Prepare to use the AED.

a) Make sure power is on.

b) Bare and prepare the chest for AED use.

c) Attach the AED to the victim, considering appropriate use of pediatric or adult pads.

d) Stop CPR while the device analyzes the heart rhythm.

e) Follow the device prompts for further action. If a shock is indicated, be sure all rescuers and bystanders are “clear” before the shock is administered.

f) If no shock is indicated, follow prompts to reassess and continue CPR.

7. Upon arrival, EMS shall take charge of the situation.

a) Provide victim information: name, age, know medical problems, and time of the incident.

b) Provide information as to current condition and number of shocks administered.

8. After the conclusion of the emergency, the following agencies or personnel may be contacted depending on the situation:  Everett Teen Health Center, Dr. Ostrowsky at 617-575-5467 and Stephen Ramunno and/or Patrick Cassidy Everett Police Department.

9. In the event of an emergency, the security personnel at the Madeline English School will direct emergency medical services to the proper location.

In the event a student or adult collapses in the classroom and is unresponsive, the following steps should be taken:

1. Using either the phone in the room dial 911 or a cell phone to dial 911, someone must call 911.

a) Confirm the location of the patient.

b) Confirm the situation with the 911operator.

c) The nearest fire station is located approximately two minutes to the Keverian School.

2. Using either another phone or sending a student to the adjacent room, the administrative office should be called.

a) The administrative office should overhead page for the First Responder team on that floor to respond.  The following individuals are trained in First Aid/CPR/AED: Lauren Dell Isola, Kristen Hodavance, Frederick Jannino, Gina LeCouras, Sherry Lyons, Joy Paige, Jeff Pomponi, Jada Simmons, Keith Spencer and the nurse.

b) There are numerous individuals in each school that have two-way radio communication and they will respond to the scene if necessary.  Keverian School Staff with 2-way Radios Include: Principal, Assistant Principal, Guidance Counselors, Secretaries, Custodians and Nurse.

c) An announcement will be made by the Principal for everyone to remain in their current location until further notice.

d) The school administrative office will also send someone with the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the classroom.

3. Assess the victim: airway, breathing and circulation.

4. Initiate CPR, if needed, while the AED is brought to the scene.

5. Upon arrival, place the AED near the victim’s head, close to the AED operator.

6. Prepare to use the AED.

a) Make sure power is on.

b) Bare and prepare the chest for AED use.

c) Attach the AED to the victim, considering appropriate use of pediatric or adult pads.

d) Stop CPR while the device analyzes the heart rhythm.

e) Follow the device prompts for further action. If a shock is indicated, be sure all rescuers and bystanders are “clear” before the shock is administered.

f) If no shock is indicated, follow prompts to reassess and continue CPR.

7. Upon arrival, EMS shall take charge of the situation.

a) Provide victim information: name, age, know medical problems, and time of the incident.

b) Provide information as to current condition and number of shocks administered.

8. After the conclusion of the emergency, the following agencies or personnel may be contacted depending on the situation:  Everett Teen Health Center, Dr. Ostrowsky at 617-575-5467 and Stephen Ramunno and/ or Patrick Cassidy, Everett Police Department.

9. In the event of an emergency, the security personnel at the Keverian School will direct emergency medical services to the proper location.

In the event a student or adult collapses in the classroom and is unresponsive, the following steps should be taken:

1. Using either the phone in the room dial 911 or a cell phone to dial 911, someone must call 911.

a) Confirm the location of the patient.

b) Confirm the situation with the 911operator.

c) The nearest fire station is located approximately four minutes to the Lafayette School.

2. Using either another phone or sending a student to the adjacent room, the administrative office should be called.

a) The administrative office should overhead page for the First Responder team on that floor to respond.   The following individuals are trained in First Aid/CPR/AED: Courtney Anderson, Daniel Coldeway, Paul Erickson, Elena Hickey, Paul Kelliher, Abrianna King, Joanna Murray, Melissa O’Donnell, Allen Reitz, Michaela Schlosberg, and the nurse.

b) There are numerous individuals in each school that have two-way radio communication and they will respond to the scene if necessary.  Lafayette School Staff with 2-way Radios Include:  Principal, Assistant Principal, Guidance Counselors, Secretaries, Custodians and Nurse.

c) An announcement will be made by the Principal for everyone to remain in their current location until further notice.

d) The school administrative office will also send someone with the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the classroom.

3. Assess the victim: airway, breathing and circulation.

4. Initiate CPR, if needed, while the AED is brought to the scene.

5. Upon arrival, place the AED near the victim’s head, close to the AED operator.

6. Prepare to use the AED.

a) Make sure power is on.

b) Bare and prepare the chest for AED use.

c) Attach the AED to the victim, considering appropriate use of pediatric or adult pads.

d) Stop CPR while the device analyzes the heart rhythm.

e) Follow the device prompts for further action. If a shock is indicated, be sure all rescuers and bystanders are “clear” before the shock is administered.

f) If no shock is indicated, follow prompts to reassess and continue CPR.

7. Upon arrival, EMS shall take charge of the situation.

a) Provide victim information: name, age, know medical problems, and time of the incident.

b) Provide information as to current condition and number of shocks administered.

8. After the conclusion of the emergency, the following agencies or personnel may be contacted depending on the situation:  Everett Teen Health Center, Dr. Ostrowsky at 617-575-5467 and Stephen Ramunno and/ or Patrick Cassidy, Everett Police Department.

9. In the event of an emergency, the security personnel at the Keverian School will direct emergency medical services to the proper location.

 In the event a student or adult collapses in the classroom and is unresponsive, the following steps should be taken:

1. Using either the phone in the room dial 911 or a cell phone to dial 911, someone must call 911.

a) Confirm the location of the patient.

b) Confirm the situation with the 911operator.

c) The nearest fire station is located approximately one minute to the Parlin School.

2. Using either another phone or sending a student to the adjacent room, the administrative office should be called.

a) The administrative office should overhead page for the First Responder team on that floor to respond.   The following individuals are trained in First Aid/CPR/AED: Brian Benson, Peter Erickson, Brian Panarese, Chelsea Porcaro, Kristi Smith, Stacy Schiavo, Dennis Taylor, and the nurse.

b) There are numerous individuals in each school that have two-way radio communication and they will respond to the scene if necessary.  Parlin School Staff with 2-way Radios Include:  Principal, Assistant Principal, Guidance Counselors, Secretaries, Custodians and Nurse.

c) The Principal will make an announcement for everyone to remain in his or her current location until further notice.

d) The school administrative office will also send someone with the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the classroom.

3. Assess the victim: airway, breathing and circulation.

4. Initiate CPR, if needed, while the AED is brought to the scene.

5. Upon arrival, place the AED near the victim’s head, close to the AED operator.

6. Prepare to use the AED.

a) Make sure power is on.

b) Bare and prepare the chest for AED use.

c) Attach the AED to the victim, considering appropriate use of pediatric or adult pads.

d) Stop CPR while the device analyzes the heart rhythm.

e) Follow the device prompts for further action. If a shock is indicated, be sure all rescuers and bystanders are “clear” before the shock is administered.

f) If no shock is indicated, follow prompts to reassess and continue CPR.

7. Upon arrival, EMS shall take charge of the situation.

a) Provide victim information: name, age, know medical problems, and time of the incident.

b) Provide information as to current condition and number of shocks administered.

8. After the conclusion of the emergency, the following agencies or personnel may be contacted depending on the situation:  Everett Teen Health Center, Dr. Ostrowsky at 617-575-5467 and Stephen Ramunno and/ or Patrick Cassidy, Everett Police Department.

9. In the event of an emergency, the security personnel at the Keverian School will direct emergency medical services to the proper location.

In the event a student or adult collapses in the classroom and is unresponsive, the following steps should be taken:

1. Using either the phone in the room dial 911 or a cell phone to dial 911, someone must call 911.

a) Confirm the location of the patient.

b) Confirm the situation with the 911operator.

c) The nearest fire station is located approximately two minutes to the Webster School.

2. Using either another phone or sending a student to the adjacent room, the administrative office should be called.

a) The administrative office should overhead page for the First Responder team on that floor to respond.  The following individuals are trained in First Aid/CPR/AED: Catrina Bruyn, Deanna Griffin, Sharmila Maharjan, Thomas Mulloy, and the nurse.

b) There are numerous individuals in each school that have two-way radio communication and they will respond to the scene if necessary.  Webster School Staff with 2-way Radios Include:  Principal, Guidance Counselor, Secretary, Custodians and Nurse.

c) An announcement will be made by the Principal for everyone to remain in their current location until further notice.

d) The school administrative office will also send someone with the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the classroom.

3. Assess the victim: airway, breathing and circulation.

4. Initiate CPR, if needed, while the AED is brought to the scene.

5. Upon arrival, place the AED near the victim’s head, close to the AED operator.

6. Prepare to use the AED.

a) Make sure power is on.

b) Bare and prepare the chest for AED use.

c) Attach the AED to the victim, considering appropriate use of pediatric or adult pads.

d) Stop CPR while the device analyzes the heart rhythm.

e) Follow the device prompts for further action. If a shock is indicated, be sure all rescuers and bystanders are “clear” before the shock is administered.

f) If no shock is indicated, follow prompts to reassess and continue CPR.

7. Upon arrival, EMS shall take charge of the situation.

a) Provide victim information: name, age, know medical problems, and time of the incident.

b) Provide information as to current condition and number of shocks administered.

8. After the conclusion of the emergency, the following agencies or personnel may be contacted depending on the situation:  Everett Teen Health Center, Dr. Ostrowsky at 617-575-5467 and Stephen Ramunno and/ or Patrick Cassidy, Everett Police Department.

9. In the event of an emergency, the security personnel at the Keverian School will direct emergency medical services to the proper location.

In the event a student or adult collapses in the classroom and is unresponsive, the following steps should be taken:

1. Using either the phone in the room dial 911 or a cell phone to dial 911, someone must call 911.

a) Confirm the location of the patient.

b) Confirm the situation with the 911operator.

2. The nearest fire station is located approximately two minutes to the Webster School.

a) Using either another phone or sending a student to the adjacent room, the administrative office should be called.

The administrative office should overhead page for the First Responder team on that floor to respond.  The following individuals are trained in First Aid/CPR/AED: Jennifer Cruciotti, Melissa Diaz, Holly Garcia and the nurse.

b) There are numerous individuals in each school that have two-way radio communication and they will respond to the scene if necessary.  Webster School Staff with 2-way Radios Include:  Principal, Guidance Counselor, Secretary, Custodians and Nurse.

c) An announcement will be made by the Principal for everyone to remain in their current location until further notice.

d) The school administrative office will also send someone with the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the classroom.

3. Assess the victim: airway, breathing and circulation.

4. Initiate CPR, if needed, while the AED is brought to the scene.

5. Upon arrival, place the AED near the victim’s head, close to the AED operator.

6. Prepare to use the AED.

a) Make sure power is on.

b) Bare and prepare the chest for AED use.

c) Attach the AED to the victim, considering appropriate use of pediatric or adult pads.

d) Stop CPR while the device analyzes the heart rhythm.

e) Follow the device prompts for further action. If a shock is indicated, be sure all rescuers and bystanders are “clear” before the shock is administered.

f) If no shock is indicated, follow prompts to reassess and continue CPR.

7. Upon arrival, EMS shall take charge of the situation.

a) Provide victim information: name, age, know medical problems, and time of the incident.

b) Provide information as to current condition and number of shocks administered.

8. After the conclusion of the emergency, the following agencies or personnel may be contacted depending on the situation:  Everett Teen Health Center, Dr. Ostrowsky at 617-575-5467 and Stephen Ramunno and/ or Patrick Cassidy, Everett Police Department.

9. In the event of an emergency, the security personnel at the Keverian School will direct emergency medical services to the proper location.

In the event a student or adult collapses in the classroom and is unresponsive, the following steps should be taken:

1. Using either the phone in the room dial 911 or a cell phone to dial 911, someone must call 911.

a) Confirm the location of the patient.

b) Confirm the situation with the 911operator.

2. The nearest fire station is located approximately one minute to the Whittier School.

a) Using either another phone or sending a student to the adjacent room, the administrative office should be called.

The administrative office should overhead page for the First Responder team on that floor to respond.   The following individuals are trained in First Aid/CPR/AED: Jehu Cimea, Andrea Delgaizo, Alexandra Ferri, Ben Francavilla, Shelanda Irish, Joseph Lento, and the nurse.

b) There are numerous individuals in each school that have two-way radio communication and they will respond to the scene if necessary.  Whittier School Staff with 2-way Radios Include: Principal, Assistant Principal, Guidance Counselor, Secretary, Custodians and Nurse.

c) An announcement will be made by the Principal for everyone to remain in their current location until further notice.

d) The school administrative office will also send someone with the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the classroom.

3. Assess the victim: airway, breathing and circulation.

4. Initiate CPR, if needed, while the AED is brought to the scene.

5. Upon arrival, place the AED near the victim’s head, close to the AED operator.

6. Prepare to use the AED.

a) Make sure power is on.

b) Bare and prepare the chest for AED use.

c) Attach the AED to the victim, considering appropriate use of pediatric or adult pads.

d) Stop CPR while the device analyzes the heart rhythm.

e) Follow the device prompts for further action. If a shock is indicated, be sure all rescuers and bystanders are “clear” before the shock is administered.

f) If no shock is indicated, follow prompts to reassess and continue CPR.

7. Upon arrival, EMS shall take charge of the situation.

a) Provide victim information: name, age, know medical problems, and time of the incident.

b) Provide information as to current condition and number of shocks administered.

8. After the conclusion of the emergency, the following agencies or personnel may be contacted depending on the situation:  Everett Teen Health Center, Dr. Ostrowsky at 617-575-5467 and Stephen Ramunno and/ or Patrick Cassidy, Everett Police Department.

9. In the event of an emergency, the security personnel at the Keverian School will direct emergency medical services to the proper location.

In the event a student or adult collapses in the classroom and is unresponsive, the following steps should be taken:

1. Using either the phone in the room dial 911 or a cell phone to dial 911, someone must call 911.

a) Confirm the location of the patient.

b) Confirm the situation with the 911 operator.

c) The nearest fire station is located approximately one minute to Everett High School.

2. Using either another phone or sending a student to the adjacent room, the administrative office should be called.

a) The administrative office should overhead page for the First Responder team on that floor to respond.  The following individuals are trained in First Aid/CPR/AED: Winter Abboud, John Aquino, Christie Belfort, Gregory Bluestein, Gerard Boyce, Sara Colosimo, John Capra, Nicole Capra, Stanley Chamblain, Oswaldo Constanza, Eric Dauenhauer, Evan DeMarzo, Maureen DiBiaso, Riley Dunn, Michael Fineran, Steven Gallagher, D’Ann Gallagher, Brendan Hahesy, Johnna Hooks, Joel Levine, Rachel Loan, Susan Lomas, Thomas McDonough, Sabrina Mendez, Christopher Miller, Nadia Monti, Margaret Thurbide, Ken Peavey, Domenick Persuitte, Theluxon Pierre, Neil Plotnick, Lauren Powers, Ryan Rowlinson, Michael Ruth, Claudy St. Juste, Andrea Tringali, Tammy Turner, Garnett Vamos, Therese Venezia, Sashae Walls, Julianne Whitson, Chris Wright and the nurses.

b) There are numerous individuals in each school that have two-way radio communication and they will respond to the scene if necessary.  The following individuals have two-way radios:  Principal, Vice Principals, Assistant Principals, Director of Guidance, Connections Support Staff, Director of Athletics, Health and Physical Education, School Resource Officers, Hall Monitors, Secretaries, Custodians and School Nurses.

c) An announcement will be made by the Principal for everyone to remain in their current location until further notice.

d) The school administrative office will also send someone with the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to the classroom.

3. Assess the victim: airway, breathing and circulation.

4. Initiate CPR, if needed, while the AED is brought to the scene.

5. Upon arrival, place the AED near the victim’s head, close to the AED operator.

6. Prepare to use the AED.

a) Make sure power is on.

b) Bare and prepare the chest for AED use.

c) Attach the AED to the victim, considering appropriate use of pediatric or adult pads.

d) Stop CPR while the device analyzes the heart rhythm.

e) Follow the device prompts for further action. If a shock is indicated, be sure all rescuers and bystanders are “clear” before the shock is administered.

f) If no shock is indicated, follow prompts to reassess and continue CPR.

7. Upon arrival, EMS shall take charge of the situation.

a) Provide victim information: name, age, know medical problems, and time of the incident.

b) Provide information as to current condition and number of shocks administered.

8. After the conclusion of the emergency, the following agencies or personnel may be contacted depending on the situation:  Everett Teen Health Center, Dr. Ostrowsky at 617-575-5467 and Stephen Ramunno and/or Patrick Cassidy Everett Police Department.

9. In the event of an emergency, the security personnel at Everett High School will direct emergency medical services to the proper location.