Ways to instill confidence in your patient includes
keeping a neat, clean, and professional appearance.
The Good Samaritan Act
protects 1st Aid Provider from liability for medical care performed in good faith.
A Duty to Act
means while on duty, 1st Aid Provider must provide care to a patient who needs it and provides consent.
means that you fail to properly ensure that the patient is handed off to a higher level of care. You must ensure they are properly handed of to EMS
For the purposes of 1st Aid, Battery is defined as
touching a person body or clothes without getting his/her consent.
is clearly and unmistakably stated and may consist oral consent, a nod, or affirming gesture.
Attempting to preserve a patient's clothing
since it may be evidence, is one of the steps a 1st Aid Provider must take regarding a potential crime scene.
One of the investigative steps to be taken, while treating the victim of a Sexual Battery is
to not allow the victim to bathe or wash.
An Important safety measure to be taken following the scene size up when dealing with a patient who is demonstrating a bizarre behavior pattern is to
identify yourself and let them know you are there to help them.
In a situation where the patient has died, one of the main things a 1st Aid Provider can do to help the family
is to allow them to grieve
is an air borne pathogen and a patient who suffers from it may show signs and symptoms that include fever, night sweats, weight loss, and coughing up blood
Red is the color of the
Bio Hazard Bag that a 1st Aid Provider deposits all biomedical or biohazardous materials and it should be marked with the international Biohazard symbol.
Sexual contact and sharing contaminated needles are the primary ways that
Hepatitis B (HBV) is transmitted outside of a occupational setting.
Protecting vital organs, giving the body shape, and serving as support framework are the functions of the
is the part of the upper airway that keeps food and other foreign objects from entering the windpipe
is a barrier for bacteria and other harmful substances / organism, serves as a communication organ, and a protective covering for the inside of the body.
To properly measure a persons respiratory rate,
count the number of times they breathe over the course of the 30 seconds and multiply that number by two.
With regards to "AVPU" a person can be classified as Alert
if they can respond correctly and spontaneously to simple questions
With regards to "AVPU" a person can be classified as Verbal
if they verbally respond to questions, but appears disoriented or they only respond to loud noises
With regards to "AVPU" a person can be classified as Pain
if they do not respond to verbal stimuli, but responds to something painful ( sternum rub or pinched earlobe).
With regards to "AVPU" a person can be classified as Unresponsive
if the don't respond to any type of stimulus ( verbal or painful).
is the process during a Multiple casualty incident where patients are sorted and classified by priority.
With regards of moving patients
only if the patient is in immediate danger should you perform an emergency move on someone who is injury
( also known as bruising) is closed injury that is discolored and painful at the injury site.
If direct pressure and elevation don't stop the bleeding,
the next step to try and control bleeding is to apply pressure point technique to the artery supply bleed.
can be defined as a condition that results from the insufficient delivery of oxygenated blood to the body and, if left untreated, can result in cell and organ failure or death
If there is blunt trauma to the chest area which results in damage to internal organs and causes internal bleeding the injury is classified as a
If an object punctures the soft tissue and remains in place, then the injury is classified as an
You should pour water from
the inner portion of the injured eye to the outer portion to flush a chemical from patient's injured eye.
When a patient is exposed to
a dry, powdery chemical, you should brush off the dry substance before irrigating.
For a possible dislocate shoulder that is swollen and painful, putting the arm in a
sling, would be the appropriate way to immobilized the injury.
Body fluids will be
present during childbirth and the 1st Aid provider should use body Substance isolation and Personal Protective Equipment.
Placing a gloved hand gently on
top of the baby's head during delivery will prevent and explosive Delivery
If the amniotic sac has not broken during delivery of the baby,
the 1st Aid provider should tear the sac open and push it away from the baby's nose and mouth
Rubbing a baby's back and flicking it's feet are methods used to
stimulate a baby's breathing if they are not breathing after delivery.
Rapid transport to a medical facility is crucial if the baby presents
first with an arm or leg during childbirth.
Removing a patient from a cold environment is the first step for treating a patient with generalized
Occurs when a patient breaths the poison into their body and results in breathing difficulties, chest pain and cyanosis,