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First Aid (Baden Powell Service Association Scout Group)

  • 1

    Using a manikin or mask, demonstrate artificial respiration by the mouth-to- mouth or mouth-to-nose method. Show how to place the patient in the recovery position and know how to manage an unconscious person after an accident, fit, fainting, or other causes.

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  • 2

    Understand the dangers of moving or handling a patient when the extent of the injury is not known.

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  • 3

    Have a basic understanding of the circulation of the blood showing: how to stop bleeding, how to dress a wound.

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  • 4

    Know how to guard against shock following an accident and electric shock.

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  • 5

    Show how to prevent and deal with hypothermia.

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  • 6

    Demonstrate the First Aid treatment for burns, including those from acid and friction.

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  • 7

    Bandage an injured ankle.

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  • 8

    Know what to do if you suspect that someone has swallowed a poisonous substance.

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  • 9

    Understand the limits of capability and importance of summoning help. Show how to use a telephone to deliver a clear message.

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  • 10

    Know how to deal with a foreign body in the eye, ear, nose or throat.

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  • 11

    Prepare a simple First Aid kit for home or camp and know how to use the contents.

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