Public health; types of blood vessels
- NAME the 3 types of blood vessels and determine which is at the highest risk to be life-threatening?
- What is the FIRST step to CONTROL BLEEDING for both minor and major open wounds AFTER YOU
HAVE PUT ON GLOVES.
- Describe each type of dressing and discuss when you would use a Tourniquet and/or a Hemostatic
- What is Internal Bleeding and what are the Signs and Symptoms?
- Identify the four (4) possible or types of SHOCK and briefly DESCRIBE the cause of each.
- Describe the SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS of SHOCK?
- LIST the First Aid steps for a victim in SHOCK.
- What is a Closed Wound and what is the First Aid for a Closed Wound? .
- DESCRIBE EACH WOUND listed and Care FOR EACH WOUND… abrasion, laceration, avulsion,
amputation, puncture wound and crush injuries. )
- NAME 6 (six) types of Bandages or dressings used for care of an open wound.. and WHEN are they
- What special care should be taken for an embedded/impaled object in a wound?
- How can you tell if a wound is infected?.
- DESCRIBE the 3 type of “thickness” burns and CARE for each.
- How do you identify a Critical Burn .
- DESCRIBE and DISCUSS First Aid for Heat (Thermal), Chemical, Electrical, and Radiation burns..
DO NOT FORGET TO DO THE FOLLOWING SCENARIO..
Scenarios: (worth 2 points)
- You respond to a scene where a construction worker is lying unresponsive on his back. Another worker tells
you that a few minutes ago he was struck in the abdomen by a concrete block that tumbled from on top of a
wall. A coworker unbuttoned the man’s shirt to see if he was bleeding and discovered although his skin was
abrased and bruise, there was no active bleeding.
• Explain the first actions and possible first aid steps you should take.
You carefully check the abdomen. It is hard and swollen, and his skin is cool and moist.
• Explain your next first aid steps