Community First Aid

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june, 2021

12jun9:00 am12:00 amCommunity First Aid

Event Details

(age 15 and up)

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The course will present

Describe how to recognize an emergency and size up the scene.
■■ Explain how to activate and work with the emergency medical services (EMS) system.
■■ Understand legal concepts as they apply to lay responders, including consent and the purpose
of Good Samaritan laws.
■■ Identify how to reduce the risk of disease transmission when giving care.
■■ Demonstrate how to check a person who is responsive for life-threatening and
non-life-threatening conditions.
■■ Explain how to check an injured or ill person who appears to be unresponsive.
■■ Recognize the signs and symptoms of a heart attack, and describe appropriate first aid care for
a person who is showing these signs and symptoms.

Demonstrate first aid care for a person who is choking.
■■ Recognize the signs and symptoms of shock, and describe appropriate first aid care for a
person who is showing these signs and symptoms.
■■ Recognize the signs and symptoms of, and describe appropriate first aid care for, the following
sudden illnesses: breathing emergencies, diabetic emergencies, seizures, fainting and stroke.
■■ Describe methods used to control external bleeding, including the application of direct pressure
and the application of a commercial tourniquet.

Demonstrate the application of direct pressure to control external bleeding.
■■ Explain when a commercial tourniquet should be used, and describe the basic principles of
using a tourniquet.
■■ Recognize the signs and symptoms of, and describe appropriate first aid care for, the
following injuries: burns; muscle, bone and joint injuries; and head, neck and spinal
injuries (including concussion).
■■ Recognize the signs and symptoms of, and describe appropriate first aid care for, the following
environmental injuries and illnesses: heat-related illnesses, cold-related illnesses and poisoning.

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Health Guidelines for this Event

Masks Required
Temperature Checked At Entrance
Physical Distance Maintained
Event Area Sanitized

Time

(Saturday) 9:00 am - 12:00 am

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