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Emergency C.C.C #1

vocabulary lesson1

What are the three emergency action steps in order? Check, Call, And Care
What do you do first upon an emergency situation? You look around the scene and see if there is any more danger that can happen to you.
How do I know it`s an emergency? Use your senses! Use your eyes, nose, and ears to see if anything is unusual.
What are the numbers for the state police, the dispatcher, poison control, and the emergency social services? State police: #77 Poison Control: 1800-222-1222 Emergency Social Services: 2-1-1 Dispatcher: 9-1-1
How do you care for a person? You give care to a person based on your level of training and the injury to the person/s.
Would you ever need to break the three action emergency steps? Yes, in some cases you would need to give care before you call. you would give (2) minutes of care before you call.
In what situation would you care before you call? An unconsious adult - not witnessed. Sudden collapse of child. A child with known heart condition.
Do you think if a lot of people are at the scene then the person/s will get more care? No. This is called the Bystander Effect to which the more people around the less someone will want to do something about it.
What is the law that will keep a person from being sued who helped a victim? The Good Samaritan Law.
What reasons will The Good Samaritan Law protect you from being sued? You act reasonable. You stay within your training. You gain consent(permission). You do not abandon them.
What is expressed consent? verbally given my a consious, lucid adult or parent of a child.
What do you tell the person in need of help before you help them? Say your name. Say you are trained. Tell them what you plan to do. And then ask if you can help them.
What is implied consent? Assumed. Unconsious adult or absence of a child`s parent.
What do you do if the victim says that you can`t help them? Do not touch them and call 9-1-1. Monitor the person until help arrives.
What can you do to help prevent getting a disease? PPE= Personal Protective Equipment Ex: wearing gloves, gogles, etc.
What bodily fluids can have a possible disease in it? Blood Saliva Urine Feces
Where do you put soiled contents? In a bio-hazard container.
How can you make your own bio-hazard container in one is not available when needed? You gat two ziplock bags and put one inside the other.
What is direct contact? Physically having contact with bodily fluids. Ex: physically touching, kissing, and their bodily fluids getting into you or into an open wound.
What is indirect contact? Airborne! Ex: A cough or sneeze.
Where does a disease enter the fastest? The eyes, nose, or mouth.
What are the three P`s or code of ethics? P: Preserve Life P: Prevent Further Injury P: Promote Recovery
If you don`t know how to help, then what is the least you can do? Call 9-1-1!!
What is AED? Automated External Defibrillator
Created by: CaitlinMoran