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    First Aid Importance

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    F irst aid is an important part of everyday life at home, work or at play. Everyone should learn first aid and be willing to administer basic care until emergency assistance arrives. Not every incident requiring first aid is a life-and-death situation. First aid knowledge is commonly used to manage minor injuries at home, work or play. First aid is the immediate and temporary care given to the victim of an accident or sudden illness to preserve life, assist recovery and prevent aggravation of the condition, until the services of a doctor can be obtained or during transport to hospital or to the casualty’s home. First Aid provider is responsible for all of the following (remember 5 P’s) • Preserve life • Protect the casualty…

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    Mandatory Cpr

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    and First Aid training knowledge. How could this be? I mean most people have gone through many years of post-secondary education, but still so many lives are taken away. You go through all of your schooling, paying upwards of $100,000 but still no education on how to save an innocent person’s life. Shouldn’t everyone have the chance to be saved? People should not have to pay for CPR classes when they are older to learn the basic CPR and First Aid instructions. Recently, health advocates have…

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    Learn the Basics & Save a Life There are thousands of people who are not able to receive first aid or healing before emergency responders arrive. What would have happened if a bystander had the first aid or CPR training? Just performing CPR or first aid can triple the victim’s chance of survival. CPR and first aid, not just to me, but to many others, should be a mandatory lesson that people should be taught. If you learn the basics, you can save a life. CPR and first aid could be…

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    Poison Control, Seizures and Tourniquets After taking this course in first aid, has proven to be very useful to people from all walks of life, like the busy parent and working professionals, that I am. There was many thing that I learned from taking this class, but the three things that I found interesting and or could be useful to have up to date knowledge about are, poison control, seizure and tourniquets. If you took a first aid class prior to 2010, like I did then, there’s a reasonable…

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    many a person how to swim but a good friend of mine really needed to learn how to swim. At first I thought he should just pay for lessons but I decided I would just teach him myself. It would be fun; and fun it was. Teaching my friend, Ryan, how to swim required me to give him common knowledge as to how water works. Since water is composed of two lighter atoms to make a heavier yet still very light substance, I had to explain that water is just a heavier version of air that we can't actually…

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    Ebola Research Paper

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    During a pandemic, there’s no running out to the store. You’ll need OTC meds such as pain relievers, cold medicines, decongestants, stomach remedies and anti-diarrheal medications. Get whatever your family normally uses, but lay in a good amount of them. Don’t forget disinfectants, antibiotic ointment, anti-itch cream and iodine for cleaning wounds. You’ll need hand sanitizers, ace bandage, thermometer, an assortment of gauze and bandages, scissors, medical tape, duct tape and cotton balls and…

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    received a multitude of safety courses that I’ve never needed to use. In 2006, I became the Game Master of Avalon, a live action, fantasy, role-playing game also known as a LARP. My then husband was stepping back from his presidency and it fell to me to keep our company afloat. As one of my new duties, I scheduled a first aid and CPR training at the local fire station for my staff members and I, because minor injuries were fairly common in our high-action game. Sitting in training, we melted…

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    their understanding of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (“CPR”), and basic forms of first-aid focusing on splints and burns. As one who is certified to administer CPR by the American Red Cross (“ARC”), I relied heavily on the ARC in preparing my presentation. (American Red Cross, 2015). I also used mannequins in my presentation to demonstrate how to administer CPR. All of the training videos that I viewed while developing the best practices in providing CPR training were from the ARC. At the…

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    American Red Cross

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    What does the American Red Cross mean to you? Previous Involvement with Red Cross Over the past several years, I have become very familiar with the American Red Cross through school programs and my summer employment. My Junior year of high school, I became CRP and First Aid Certified through the American Red Cross in a medical technical education program. In this class, we learned basic medical terminology and abbreviation. We were also able to shadow nurses, surgeons, and doctors all…

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    Model Of Crisis Intervention

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    to Kar (2009), “common psychiatric manifestations among children include acute stress reactions, adjustment disorders, depression, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety disorders specific to childhood and psychotic disorder” (p. 1). As a result, children have an increased need for immediate care in a crisis situation. This care must consist of a program implemented to assist in the recognition of traumatic symptoms early on in children, since in most cases children are unable…

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