Why is it important to learn first aid methods?
You're on your way to work and see a old man laying on the floor. You check the area is safe and then walk over to him, you ask him questions and he does'nt respond. What steps do you take next?
What do you need in a first aid kit?
Match the meanings with the words
Call triple zero (000) for an ambulance or ask someone else to make the call
Starr CPR - 30 chest compressions; 2 breaths.
Continue CPR until help arrives, or patient recovers
Open mouth, if foriegn material is present > Place in recovery possition, clear airway with fingers.
Open airway by tilting the head with chin lift.
Apply defibrillator if available and follow voice prompts
Ensure the area is safe for yourself, others and the patient
Check for breathing > look, listen & feel.
Not normal breathing > Start CPR
Normal breathing > Place into recovery position, monitor breathing, manage injuries, treat for shock.
Check for response - ask name - squeeze shoulders
No response > send for help
Response > Make comfortable, check for injuries, monitor response.