The assessment of scenes that require first aid services including: a.
Trainees should receive instruction in the principles and performance of: 1. the types of bleeding including arterial, venous, capillary, external, and internal. the principles and performance of bleeding control interventions including direct pressure, pressure points, elevation, and pressure bandaging. the assessment and approach to wounds including abrasions, incisions, lacerations, punctures, avulsions, amputations, and crush injuries. the principles of wound care including infection precautions, wounds requiring medical attention, and the need for tetanus prophylaxis. Poisoning Instruction in the principles and first aid intervention of: a. In addition, all trainees should know how and when to contact the local Poison Control Center. inhaled poisons including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, smoke, and chemical fumes, vapors and gases as well as the importance of assessing the toxic potential of the environment to the rescuer and the need for respirators.
Bites and Stings Instruction in the principles and first aid intervention in: a. Interventions should include responses to anaphylactic shock; other allergic manifestations; rabies and tetanus prophylaxis. Medical Emergencies Instruction in the principles and first aid intervention of: a.
Basic adult CPR training should be included in the program. The training program should include instruction in: 1.
identification of others able to help at the scene. Performing a primary survey of each victim including airway, breathing, and circulation assessments as well as the presence of any bleeding. The techniques and principles of taking a victim's history at the scene of an emergency. Performing a secondary survey of the victim including assessments of vital signs, skin appearance, head and neck, eye, chest, abdomen, back, extremities, and medical alert symbols.
oral injuries, lip and tongue injuries, and broken and removed teeth. rib fractures, flail chest, and penetrating wounds.
blunt injuries, penetrating injuries, and protruding organs. When an amputation occurs, appropriate handling of amputated fingers, hands, and feet during the immediate transportation of the victim and body part to the hospital. pregnancy including the appropriate care of any abdominal injury or vaginal bleeding. Instruction in the principles and first aid intervention of injuries to the following sites: 1. including skull fractures, concussions, and mental status assessments with particular attention to temporary loss of consciousness and the need for referral to a physician. including the appropriate approach to the management of the individual who has suffered a potential neck injury or fracture. the danger of entering a confined space to administer first aid without having the appropriate respiratory protection. if first aid personnel will be required to assist evacuations from confined spaces, additional training will be needed. Emergency First Response courses encompass adult, child and infant CPR and first aid skills, and incorporate Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) training.Emergency First Response also offers comprehensive First Aid at Work courses, specifically designed to meet national and international compliance standards for CPR and first aid courses in the workplace. chemical burns and the importance of flushing out the eye. the importance of not applying antibiotics without physician supervision. The importance of preventing inhalation of blood and teeth. The training program should include instruction in: 1. Trainees have the responsibility for maintaining a current list of emergency telephone numbers (police, fire, ambulance, poison control) easily accessible to all employees. Interactions with the local emergency medical services system. finger/toe nail hematoma, lacerations, splinters, finger nail avulsion, ring removal, and foreign bodies. the importance of identifying amputation care hospitals in the area.We offer CPR and First Aid classes at both provider and professional levels.