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Three Action Steps

Lesson One

What are the three emergency action steps? 1. Check 2. Call 3. Care
How do you know if it is an emergency? Use your senses. Eyes, Nose, and Ears.
What do you do when you arrive at the scene? Check the scene. Ask yourself questions that will keep you safe.
What does 'Triage' mean? Help the people that are worst, first.
What does the 'Big D' mean? It means 'Big Danger.' And always check for safety.
What are the important emergency numbers, and who do they belong to? #77, State Police. 9-1-1, Dispatcher. 1-800-222-1222, The Poison Control. 2-1-1, Emergency Social Services.
Sometimes you need to care before you call. How many minutes of emergency care do you give? 2 minutes.
What is the 'Bystander Effect?' It means, The more people there are, the less likely someone is to do something.
What are some reasons you may not want to help? -Don't know what to do. -Afraid of doing it wrong. -Think someone else will do it. -Afraid of being sued. -Afraid of diseases.
Why should you not be afraid of getting sued? The Good Samaritan Law protects you if, -you act reasonable -you stay within your training -you gain consent -you do not abandon the victim
What is expressed consent? You gain expressed consent when you state your name, say you are trained, tell them what you plan to do, and ask if you can help them.
When you assume, because of the absense of a child's parent, what is this called? Implied Consent
when you ask the victim if you can help, and they say no, what do you do? Do not touch them, and call 9-1-1.
If you aer afraid of catching a disease, what do you do? Wear personal protective equipment. (PPE)
blood, salive, urine, and feces are all examples of what? bodily fluids
Dispose of all soiled items in a what? A bio-hazard bag
If you do not have a bio-hazard bag, what so you do? get 2 ziploc bags, and put one inside of the other.
What is Hepatitis B & C Virus? Both cause inflamation of the liver, that can lead to liver damage, scarring, or liver failure.
HIV & AIDS are both examples of what? Blood Borne Pathogens
What does Direct Contact mean? It means that the fluid physically comes into contact.
what are some examples of blood Borne Pathogens through direct contact? -kissing -physical touch -their fluids getting into your open wounds
what does Inderect Contact mean? Indirect contact is when the disease is airborne. This can happen when someone coughs or sneezes.
The three quickest ways for diseases to get into you are..? your eyes, nose, and mouth
What are the 'Three P's?' -preserve life -prevent further injury -promote recovery
Created by: hayesjm