Ch02 - Chapter 2 Responding to an Emergency OBJECTIVE 1:...

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Responding to an Emergency OBJECTIVE 1: IDENTIFY AND DESCRIBE THE THREE EMERGENCY ACTION STEPS. Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 1. What are two benefits of first aid training? Learning the basic skills necessary to respond to emergency situations Knowing a basic plan of action that can be used in any emergency Ability to manage fear and overcome barriers to action Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 2. The correct order of the three basic steps you should take in handling an emergency with an adult victim are: a. Check the victim, call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number, then care for the victim. b. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number, check the scene and victim, then care for the victim. c. Check the scene and victim, call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number, then care for the victim . d. Check the scene and victim, care for the victim, then call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number. Class: Apply, Difficulty: Average 3. You are driving down a street when you notice a house is on fire. EMS personnel are not on the scene—in fact, it appears that no one is even aware of the situation. You decide to stop and help. What are the first basic steps you should take? Check the scene, particularly for hazards that would threaten your safety and that of the victim(s) and bystanders. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number. Care for any victims. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Easy 4. Which of the following is the most important reason for checking the scene before approaching to help a victim? a. Another rescuer might already be helping the victim. b.
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2008 for the course HLTH 2120 taught by Professor Bryant during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .

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Ch02 - Chapter 2 Responding to an Emergency OBJECTIVE 1:...

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