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Health & Social Care

What law keeps you from being sued? The Good Samaritan Law
What does PPE stand for? Personal Protective Equiptment Example-gloves
What are the three P's? P-Preserve Life P-Prevent Further Injury P-Promote Recovery
What is the Distpatchers number? 9-1-1
What is the sate police's number? #77
What is Emergency Social Services number? 2-1-1
What is the number for Poison Control? 1800-222-1222
What is the "Big D"? DANGER!!!!!! Always check for safety because you never want to be a second victim !!!!!
Expressed Consent? 1. Say your name 2. Say that you are trained 3. Tell them what you plan to do 3. Ask them if you may help them
What are the three emergency steps that might need to be broken before making a call? (you would give two minutes of care before calling in these situations) 1. An unconscious adult-not witnessed 2. Sudden collapse of child 3. A child with a known heart condition
What are the three emergency steps? 1. Check 2. Call 3. Care
Reasons you may not want to help? (should you still?) -Don't know what to do -Afraid of doing it wrong -Think someone else will do it -Afraid of being sued -Afraid of diseases The more you do it the easier it becomes!
What protects you? -You act reasonable -Stay within your training -Gain consent (permission) -Do not abandon them
What do you do if they do ot want your help? You DO NOT touch them. Call 9-1-1
Indirect contact? When someone sneezes, coughs and the droplets are released into the air are inhaled or get into mucous membranes
Direct contact? Directly coming in contact with bodily fluids (blood, urine, siliva, feces) Physical touch, kissing, exchange of personal bodily fluids and through their fluids getting into your open wounds.
What is Blood Borne Pathogens? Hepaititus B & C Virus Both cause inflammation of the liver that can lead to liver damage, scarring or liver failure. There is a vaccination for hepaititus B but NOT for hepaititus C.
Never be a second what? Victim
What is the difference between calling 9-1-1 and calling #77? 9-1-1... Distpatcher #77... State Police
What is a bio-hazard? Dispose of items that are soiled in a bio-hazard container.
Your eyes, nose, and mouth are examples of what? Mucous membranes
What is implied concent? Assumed. Unconscious adult or absence of a childs parent.
Hepatitis B and C are both diseases that affect what? Both cause inflammation of the liver that can lead to liver damage, scarring or liver failure. There is a vaccination for Hepatitis B but NOT C.
When there is a crowd, everyone waiting on someone else to do something is called what? Bystander Effect
Created by: AlyWaly