First Aid Maree First Aid (Dangers (drawer is out, slippery surfaces, Red…
First Aid Maree First Aid
What does it mean to be a First Aider?
What do we do when we are the FIRST person
Do you have to be a certain age?
Scenario-8 year old choked on a carrot
Anyone can do First Aid
Just have to know what it is
Casualty-who are casualties?
Casualties are people who get hurt or injured
Acronym our DRS ABCD
Send for Help
Peel off the blue sticker
Tells you what to do
Press Harder etc
McDonalds have them etc
App to tell you
When you are out and about check them out
911 can get transferred to NZ Services
Tell them: Your NAME
Your address: Where you are? Where the emergency is? Road, Number 48 Waioweka Pa Road Waioweka, Area: Opotiki
Do you require?
School is our location
What do you do if you dont have a phone?
tell them what has happened?
tell them how many casualties there are
Check the casualty or hurt person
Guess how old the casualty is especially Baby or Elderly person
Use emergency call on you cell phone
tell them what we are doing to help DRS ABCD
Emergency can now track our phone if in an emergency
Partial Block-make a noise still getting air through their nose, choking on an apple. If they cough they are going to be ok. If partial block is out the mouth, Dont drink water coz it might be a full block. They will cough the object out
Full Block-if fully blocked or object, if full block person will make no noise, piece of apple down their throat, air thru nose and theyre coughing, reassure them squeeze
Unconscious-deep sleep may not wake up
Outdoors to put cards in sequence of 1-7
Airways are blocked
Red cross rule always check for dangers.
drawer is out
if the pans had the lid, slide lid over it and flame will go out quickly. the flames will go out when you put a chopping board over it.
People can be a danger but if you give them a job then they wont be
Remove the danger
Remove the casualty only if you cant get rid of the danger
scenario-water is the danger, remove them even if the swimming pool is the danger
fire is an example of danger
What are the dangers at the kura
So you dont become a casualty
see pages DANGER
Keep Ourselves Safe
Check if chest is rising or falling
Listen to them breathing
How do you check if casualty is breathing
How long? 10 seconds
no sound of breathing-if someone isnt breathing what do we do?
30 compressions, 10 in the mouth CPR
2 fingers for baby/depends on size of person
turn them on there sides, recovery position, or stable side position
Why do we do that?
stay with the person
to keep airway clear from vomit or tongue
Why do we turn people on there side
unconscious people can still hear us
keep them warm
talk to them
stable side position
side position and roll over
protect ourselves from other peoples blood
they could make you sick
stop blood from escaping
5 litres of blood
Rest -reassure telling people youre ok
Put pressure on the wound to stop the bleeding
Objects in their wound do you remove it
if you pull it out they will lose alot of blood
leave it in there the doctors and surgeons will get it out
it acts as a plug
someone is bleeding what do we put on us?
gloves/clothing/plastic bags act like a glove
Squeeze the nose
BROKEN BONES, BURNS & POISONS
What are some ways we can get burnt?
Keep person still
electricity, kettle, stove, engines, hot glue gun, hair straightener, oil, candle wax, lava, pie, hot food, sparks
swallowed, injected, medication , raw chicken,
dishwashing liquid, medication, pills, spray and wipe, fly spray, 0800764766 POISONS information center
Poisons need to know what was taken to treat them faster, washing powder, dishwashing powder is poisonous,
Gas, petrol-not good for you, fly spray, fumes cuts off oxygen to your brain, killing your brain cells and is not good for you
White tail spider
paint, spray paint is TOXIC