Bites and stings that could require first aid care can occur from a wide variety of sources. The american red cross first aid and safety handbook. The procedures and protocols in this book are furnished for informational use only. St john first aid protocols are developed for the australian market only. First robotics competition has adopted safety as a core value and has established the framework for safety leadership in all aspects of the program. First aiders are advised to obtain training from a quali. It includes first aid guidance on one side and chokingcpr instructions on the other. On this page you will find various first aid related topics. First aidcpraed participants manual the emergency care procedures outlined in this book reflect the standard of knowledge and accepted emergency practices in the united states at the time this book was published.
For example, if you want to learn about fractures and spinal injuries, you will need to take a standard first aid course. Standard precautions is a set of protective practices used whether. Stepbystep canadian red cross guides to first aid and cpr, child care first aid, oxygen administration, cpraed manual. This quick guide helps care givers respond rapidly and effectively in emergencies. International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 016 1 international first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016 for national society first aid programme managers, scientific advisory groups, first aid instructors and first responders the international federation of red cross and red crescent societies ifrc is the worlds. Information about certification for the different ofa levels is available online. If the person has a history of heart disease and takes a prescribed medication to relieve chest pain e. Standard adult aeds can be used on children over the age of. The procedures discussed apply to all types of casualties and the measures described are for use by both male and female service members. Were so excited that youve chosen us to be your learning partner in standard first aid. First aid topics include burns, scalds, fractures, sprains, head injuries, poisons, skin wounds.
This instructors manual is part of the american red cross first aidcpraed program. The red cross has taught first aid and safety for many years, and the information is presented in a clear and easytofollow format. First aid safety training powerpoint presentations. This information is the same as on the first aid manualonline. This information is the same as on the first aid manual online page, but it is in pdf so you can download it. The essential guide to first aid the essential guide to first aid 8 9 the first thing to do is to get the casualty to sit or lie down. Standard first aid provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and cpr. The fourth section, first aid procedures, describes specific procedures for treating an ill or injured individual. A procedure also recommends when to call 911 or poison center. In this type of seizure, the person may cry out, fall, shake or jerk, and become unaware of whats going on around them. The american red cross first aidcpraed participants manual. States, it is my pleasure to bring this fifth edition of the acep first aid manual to you.
For a list of the recommended contents for a workplace first aid kit, see ansiisea z308. If breathingmaintain an open airway and monitor for any changes in condition. First preceding all others in time or order aid to provide with what is useful or necessary first aid is an immediate care given to a person who has been injured or suddenly taken ill. As of 27 july 2007, some 542 field manuals were in use. When activating the ems stay calm and answer the questions that the dispatcher will ask. A procedure may refer to related first aid procedures. If bleeding continues or is very heavy, call the pediatrician or seek emergency care. I hope that you will enjoy learning how to help those in need of emergency care and that you will gain con. Directions for use for authors of first aid manuals this european first aid manual is part of the efam dvd and is intended as an example to first aid instructors. A guide to first aid in the workplace has been adapted from information. We recommend that you have the latest acrobat pdf software installed. Occupational safety and health administration osha standard 29 cfr 1910.
This first aid study guide is not intended to take the place of a complete study course manual in first aid principles and practices. This information is the same as on the first aid manualonline page, but it is in pdf so you can download it. Ask the pediatrician for information on chokingcpr instructions for children older than 8 years of age and on an approved first aid course or cpr course in your community. American red cross responding to emergencies comprehensive. If breathingmaintain an open airway and monitor for any changes. The emergency care procedures outlined in this book reflect the standard of knowledge and accepted. Cpr and first aid according to the world health organization, cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of death worldwide and account for about onethird of deaths. Quickly scan for severe bleeding what to do next give care based on conditions found. Thanks for joining the emergency care teamyou can make a di. Every facility or home with children should have this large 11 x 17 wall chart. The emergency care procedures outlined in this book reflect the standard of knowledge and accepted emergency. Find out what the law requires with our easy 3click first aid kit finder. However bites and stings from venomous snakes, insects or animals can cause intense pain and swelling.
Basic first aid for medical emergencies the main purpose of this presentation is to familiarize you with basic firstaid procedures. Apply firm, steady pressure to both nostrils by squeezing them between your thumb and index finger for 5 minutes. Buy first aid manuals products canadian red cross eshop. Thank you for the 50 page first aid manual that i was able to copy within minutes for our. Raise hisher injured limb and support it in a comfortable position.
This manual is designed to accompany occupational first aid ofa level 3 and transportation endorsement training courses. The topics you learn in a first aid and cpr course will depend on the level of trianing you take. Tasks are found in the soldiers manual of common tasks, warrior skills. Primary assessment and cpr legal aspects of first aid, including negligence and consent circulatory emergencies, such as bleeding, heart attack and stroke. They need to know things such as where you are, what happened, how many people are hurt, and who is doing first aid.
This handbook serves as a reference guide for basic first aid. First aidcpraed participants manual loosen any tight or uncomfortable clothing. Purpose and scope the purpose of this policy is to guide the provision of first aid to people suffering injury or illness. The emergency care procedures outlined in this book reflect the standard. The emergency care procedures outlined in this book reflect the standard of knowledge and. It is the readers responsibility to stay informed of changes in emergency care procedures. Basic first aid ashi basic first aid was created to help students develop basic first aid knowledge, skills and the confidence to respond. Turn over for first aid instructions if at any time an object is coughed up or the infantchild starts to breathe, call 911 or the pediatrician for further advice. I feel confident that if i ever need it, ill have the information that might help should i find myself on the scene of a health or safety emergency situation with no professional first responders around. Keep the child in a sitting position with the head tilted slightly forward. United states department of justice, burn injuries in child abuse. First aid for generalized tonicclonic grand mal seizures when most people think of a seizure, they think of a generalized tonicclonic seizure, also called a grand mal seizure. This section lists first aid procedures in alphabetical order. First aid procedures it is recommended that all university departments maintain adequate first aid kits in convenient and accessible locations.
All miners, especially foremen and other supervisors, are encouraged to enroll in advanced first aid training courses and to maintain skills current through regular refresher training. If knocked out or broken, apply clean gauze to control. Bites from humans and animals such as dogs, cats, bats etc. Injuries that may occur in the workplace including fieldwork. Describe the difference between wilderness first aid and standard first aid. Articulate all course goals, requirements, and resources. Use a shield or face mask with a oneway valve when giving ar or cpr. Standard first aid incorporates all of emergency first aid and is designed for those who require a more indepth understanding of first aid including. First aid procedures environmental health and safety. These tips do not take the place of first aid training. Check for breathing check quickly for breathing for no more than 10 seconds.
American red cross first aidcpraed amerimed cpr training. On this page you will find several pdf documents pertaining to first aid, cpr, and defibrillation. They contain detailed information and howtos for procedures important to soldiers serving in the field. This publication is meant to be used by trainers and individuals being trained based on common first aid tasks. First aid services are an important element of work health and safety, facilitating first initial treatment for. First aid maverick reyes castillo, rn occupational health and safety nurse 2. International first aid and resuscitation guidelines 2016. First aidcpraed instructors manual national institute of. We strive to provide the best online learning experiences anywhere on the web, and were certain youll find the information within this course of great value to you in your work and life. You are welcome to use this information for personal use, or for use in a classroom, but please do not alter the pages or the information in. Level 6, 369 royal parade parkville vic 3052 australia. The program is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2015 aha and arc guidelines update for first aid. Apply a cold compress or an ice pack to the injured area to help reduce pain, bruising and swelling.159 826 311 1225 1148 1372 122 84 1402 1058 407 895 556 288 764 1434 331 388 114 1367 1017 875 245 962 620 379 713 270 501 195 381 1398 797 1367 789 1253 46 1162 1431 161