Sample - First Aid Workbook 30OCT17

Table of Contents

FIRST AID ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ..........3

TRAUMA RELATED INJURIES ...............................26

About first aid ..............................................................2

Abdominal injuries .....................................................26

Ethics and first aid .......................................................2

Bleeding ....................................................................27

First aid in the workplace.............................................3

Burns .........................................................................29

Communication ...........................................................4

Choking .....................................................................31

Dangers and safety precautions..................................6

Crush injury ...............................................................31

First aid emergencies ..................................................8

Ear injuries ................................................................32

Understanding the body ............................................10

Electric shock ............................................................32

Casualty assessment ................................................13

Eye injuries................................................................33

Unconscious casualties.............................................13

Fractures & dislocations ............................................33

Conscious casualties.................................................14

Head injuries .............................................................34

Multiple casualty incidents.........................................15

Motor vehicle accidents.............................................35

Needle stick injuries ..................................................36

RESUSCITATION .....................................................16

Soft tissue injuries, sprains and strains .....................36

Cardiac arrest............................................................16

Spinal injuries ............................................................37

Chain of survival........................................................16

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) .......................17

ENVIRONMENT........................................................38

Drowning ...................................................................38

MEDICAL ILLNESSES AND ISSUES ......................19

Envenomation ...........................................................38

Allergic reactions .......................................................19

Environment - Cold....................................................43

Anaphylaxis - Severe allergic reaction ......................19

Environment - Hot .....................................................44

Asthma ......................................................................20

Poisoning...................................................................45

Childbirth ...................................................................22

Diabetes ....................................................................24

ASSESSMENT SECTION.........................................48

Heart problems..........................................................24

Knowledge Quiz ........................................................49

Seizure ......................................................................24

Part 2 – Practical Assessment

53

Shock ........................................................................25

Stroke ........................................................................25

30 October 2017

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