The purpose of the Standard First Aid Course is to teach and train
participants to help people in emergency situations. The course teaches
the standard first aid skills a person needs to act as the first link
in the emergency medical services (EMS) system.
The students will:
1. List the 4 emergency action principles.
2. Position a victim for rescue breathing.
3. Administer rescue breathing.
4. Give first aid for victims of heart attack.
5. Give first aid to a conscious or unconscious adult choking victim.
6. Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adults.
7. Control bleeding and give first aid for shock.
8. Give first aid for burns.
9. Give first aid for nose injuries.
10. Give first aid for injuries to the eyes.
11. Give first aid for bites and stings.
12. Administer first aid for fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains.
13. Respond to poisoning emergencies.
14. Initiate first aid for insulin shock.
15. Initiate first aid for diabetic coma.
16. Assess level of consciousness.
17. Institute first aid measures for cardiovasuclar emergencies.
18. Give first aid for heat exhaustion.
19. Give first aid for heat stroke.
20. Give first aid for hypothermia.
21. Identify and choose conditions under which an accident victim would
1. First Meeting.
B. Text orientation.
C. Safety practices in classroom activities and manikan sanitation
D. Discuss and clarify "Good Samaritan" laws.
E. Use of 911 Emergency System.
F. Importance of first aid training.
G. Relationship between first aid training and accident prevention.
2. Second Meeting.
A. Introduction to course video and how it will be used.
B. Description of a class skill practice session and use of skill
sheets in text.
C. Show video introducing.
1. survey of scene
2. survey of victim
3. use of emergency medical system
4. secondary survey
D. Review video, discuss, clarify.
E. Student partners read and review action guide.
F. Show video covering recognition of breathing emergencies,
positioning of victim for rescue breathing, and performing
3. Third Meeting.
A. Review skills for rescue breathing.
B. Continue testing skills for rescue breathing.
C. Show video on rescue of choking victims.
D. Show video on recognition of heart attacks with no cardiac
E. Show video on first aid for heart attack with cardiac arrest and
how to perform CPR.
4. Fourth Meeting.
A. Review skills for CPR.
B. Students continue practice and partner test.
C. Individual test of skills for rescue breathing and CPR by
D. Review of first half of course.
E. Administer, correct, discuss objective test for first half of
5. Fifth Meeting.
A. Introduction to second half of course.
B. Lecture, demonstration, practice.
1. evaluation of vital signs
2. levels of consciousness
3. interviewing a victim
4. selecting and instructing helpers
C. Show video covering secondary survey.
D. Show video covering control of bleeding, how to care for shock.
E. Show video covering care for burns.
6. Sixth Meeting.
A. Show video for how to care for eye and nose injuries.
B. Show video for how to care for bites and stings.
C. Show video for how to care for fractures, dislocations, sprains,
7. Seventh Meeting.
A. Review skills and principles of caring for fractures,
dislocations, sprains, and strains.
B. Review safety and attitudes relative to practice sessions
involving splinting and bandaging.
C. Show video for care of victims of poisoning.
D. Show video for care of victims of insulin shock and diabetic
E. Show video for care of strokes.
8. Eighth Meeting.
A. Show video for care of victims of seizures.
B. Show video for care of victims of heal exhaustion, heat stroke,
hypothermia and frost bite.
C. Show video for performing rescues.
FIRST AID - RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES by Mosby Yearbook Inc.