Ch20 - Chapter 20 Reaching and Moving Victims in the Water...

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Chapter 20 Reaching and Moving Victims in the Water OBJECTIVE 1: DESCRIBE TWO OUT-OF-WATER ASSISTS THAT YOU CAN USE TO HELP SOMEONE WHO IS IN TROUBLE IN THE WATER. Class: Apply, Difficulty: Hard Match each of the following situations with an appropriate rescue technique. 1. b A person has fallen through the ice 2. e A person is actively drowning near the edge of a pool 3. d A person at the shore of a lake is standing but needs help 4. c A person is having trouble swimming toward the shore in a shallow lake 5. a A person at the shore of a lake is unconscious a. Beach drag b. Throwing assist from dry land c. Wading assist with equipment d. Walking assist e. Reaching assist using a shepherd’s crook Class: Recall, Difficulty: Average 6. Name three objects that can be used for a reaching assist. Pole Oar Paddle Tree branch Shirt Belt Towel Shepherd’s crook
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Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Average 7. What is the best way to use a shepherd’s crook to aid a victim who cannot grasp it? a. Use the hook to encircle the victim’s neck. b. Use the hook to encircle the victim’s body. c. Use the hook to encircle the victim under the arm or leg. d. Use the hook to hook the victim’s clothing. Class: Interpret, Difficulty: Hard 8. Which action is not recommended when performing a reaching assist from a pool deck? a. Holding onto the pool deck b. Swimming out into the water c. Lying on the deck d. Extending a free leg to the victim Class: Apply, Difficulty: Average 9. Why should a heaving line be white or yellow in color? So it is highly visible to the person in distress Class: Recall, Difficulty: Hard 10. To perform a throwing assist you get in a stride position, step on the line with your forward foot, shout to get the victim’s attention, bend your knees, then— a. Throw the device beyond the victim but within reach and throw the device so any air or water currents bring it to the victim. Once it is grasped, pull the victim slowly to safety.
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