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Basic First Aid

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Req. Sub. Description: 

Trail Life Handbook

(First Printing)

Trail Life Handbook

(Second Printing)

Resource:
Basic First Aid: Do either requirement 3 or requirements 4 through 10   
3.  Complete a Basic First Aid (BFA) class taught by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross     

http://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/program-highlights/cpr-first-aid

 

http://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/AHAECC/classConnector.jsp?pid=ahaecc.classconnector.home

4.  Demonstrate the following first aid emergency action plan basics:     

Refer to The Trailman's Handbook and/or The American Red Cross "Wilderness and Remote First Aid" Emergency Reference Guide, which can be found here: 

 

 

  a. Checking the scene pg. 90  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 18

  b. Calling for Help (911 or Poison Control) pg. 90  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 22

  c. Approaching safely pg. 90    
  d. Providing urgent treatment pg. 91    
  e. Triage pg. 91    
  f. Treating for shock pg. 93  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 64

  g. Deciding the next steps pg. 91  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 22

5. Demonstrate the following rescuer safety precautions:      
  a. Wearing of eye protection, breathing masks, and vinyl gloves pg. 91  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 22

  b. Proper glove removal pg. 92  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 2

  c. Proper hand washing pg. 92  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 3 

6. Explain the symptoms and first aid for the following Sudden Illness Emergencies:      
  a. Heart Attack pp. 95-96  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 68-69

  b. Fainting

pg. 98

 

 

  c. Low blood sugar pg. 99    
  d. Stroke pg. 96  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 110

  e. Seizure pp. 96-97  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 107

  f. Shock pg. 93  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 67 

  g. Poisoning pp. 122-123  

 

7. Explain and demonstrate the first aid response for the following:      
  a. Severe bleeding on a leg and arm pp. 104-105  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 75

  b. Nosebleed pp. 117-118  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 83

  c. Head, neck, and spine injuries pp. 116-117  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 51-58

  d. Broken bones, including splinting pp. 107-109  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 33-40

8. Explain the First Aid response for the following injuries:      
  a. Severe bleeding you cannot stop with direct pressure    

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 77

  b. Bleeding from mouth pp. 103-104  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 103

  c. Tooth injuries pg. 103  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 84

  d. Eye injuries pp.  105-106  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 102

  e. Penetrating and puncturing objects pg. 102  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 76

  f. Internal bleeding pg.  105  

 

  g. Burns (first, second, and third degree) pp. 106-107  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 43-46

  h. Electric shock injuries pg. 123  

 

9. Explain the first aid for the following bites and stings:      
  a. Animal and human bites    

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 106

  b. Snakebites pg. 120  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 86

  c. Insect, bee, and spider bites and stings pg. 119  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 85, 105

  d. Poisonous spider and scorpion bites and stings pp. 119-120  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 86, 105

  e. Ticks pg. 121  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 85

10. Explain the first aid for the following temperature related emergencies:      
  a. Heat cramps pg. 125    
  b. Heat exhaustion pg. 125  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 59

  c. Heatstroke pg. 125  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 60

  d. Frostbite pg. 126  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 93-94

  e. Hypothermia pg. 126  

Wilderness and Remote First Aid p. 62-64

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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