Accident Scene Training + First Aid.
Students will learn to assess and then manage casualties of an accident in complex emergency situations, and provide basic life supporting first aid for a short period of time.
Trainees are taught to assess and manage a number of casualties, triage and manage the provision of basic life supporting first aid for bleeding and shock; fractures and soft tissue injuries. The course includes practical instruction on supporting the breathing and circulation of a casualty with cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
The course also contains theory and practical assessments covering the following topics; An overview of regulations relating to Accident Scene Safety, Assessment & Management; and Primary Assessment.
Identify how to prevent further injury.
- Secure the Scene
- Make yourself Visible
- Take Personal Precautions
- Handle the Motorcycle as necessary
- How and When to Move the Injured if necessary
- Practice moving people while providing spinal immobilization
Assess the Situation and Gather information for the EMS
- Identify 4 kinds of motorcycle crashes and common related injuries
- Review of Basic Anatomy
- Identify Mechanisms of Injury as they relate to injuries
Effectively Contact the EMS.
- Identify how to manage the 111 phone call and give pertinent information
- Identify ways to gather important personal information
- Identify how students can be of assistance to the EMS when they arrive on scene.
Treat the Injured in a Logical Manner using the ABCSS of Traum.
- Jaw Thrust Rescue Breathing and Full Face Helmet Removal
- Controlling External Bleeding
- Assessing and Treating Shock
- Spinal Immobilization
Identify Other life Threatening injuries that can be treated at the scene.
- Assess and Treat injuries to the Head, Neck, Chest, and Abdomen (Box of Life)
- Assess and Treat Muscle, Soft Tissue and Bone injuries
Unit Standards Achieved:
6400 – Manage first aid in emergency situations
6401 – Provide first aid