An Action Plan is usually prepared by a GP or medical specialist. It is made up for the use at home, school, childcare centres or workplaces. The plan is designed to help you or your family/whanau, staff at school, childcare centres or workplace to know what to do should you need assistance with a medical event that may occur.
It is therefore very important that if you have one that you give a copy to where you may be spending regular time at for example, school or workplace.
Plans are made up for many medical conditions for example: Diabetes, Allergies, Asthma, Epilepsy, Heart conditions and many more. They may look like this:
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Currently, there are temporary changes to the steps to be followed in resuscitation. These can be found in the video below or by clicking here to see the New Zealand Resuscitation Council temporary guideline recommendation.
Click the link to go to the New Zealand Resuscitation Council Covid-19 recommended modifications for delivering resuscitation whilst the pandemic remains a threat. Click play to see a short video outlining CPR modifications that should be followed during the pandemic.
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