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Unit 6 First Aid Skills Worksheet


First Aid Skills*:


Names: __________________________________________  ______________________________________________     

___________________________________________________  ______________________________________________     Per. __________



1) Use the links for each topic and watch the video.

2) Take turns reading outloud the reminder steps below the video.

3) Do the “Question and Answers” with each taking a turn reading outloud and answering a question.  Your group can help you with the answer if you need it.


1. Heart attack

Watch the Video:



Do the “Question and Answers”:



1. What is a heart attack?



2. How can I tell if someone is having a heart attack?



3. What is the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest?



4. Can I give them aspirin?



5. What if the person has medication to use?



6. What is angina?


2. Stroke

Watch the Video:



Do the “Question and Answers”:


1.How can I help the person if they are frightened or anxious?



2. What other signs and symptoms could someone having a stroke have?



3. Why do people have signs and symptoms like a drooping face, a weak arm and slurred speech when they have a stroke?

3. Choking

Watch the Video:



Do the “Question and Answers”:


1.What should I do if back blows don’t work?



2. What should I do if the person becomes unresponsive?



3. Do I treat a child who is choking differently to how I treat an adult?



4. How do I treat a baby who is choking?


4. Bleeding heavily

Watch the Video:



Do the “Question and Answers”:




1. What do I do if the bleeding soaks through the item I've used?



2. What should I do if there is an embedded object in the wound?



3. Should I wash the wound?



4. The person looks pale and feels cold and dizzy. What does this mean?



5. Should I worry about infection or catching something from their blood?



6. How do I treat nosebleeds?


5.  Head injury

Watch the Video:



Do the “Question and Answers”:



1. What can I apply to the injury to reduce swelling and pain?



2. What is concussion?



3. What are the signs and symptoms of concussion?



4. Should I watch a person who has a head injury to see if they have concussion?



5. How do I know whether to call an ambulance?



6. Can I give them painkillers for their headache?



7. What if the person becomes unresponsive as the result of a head injury?



8. What should I do if the head injury is bleeding heavily?


6. Seizures / epilepsy

Watch the Video:


Do the “Question and Answers”:



1. Should I try to keep their tongue forward or put something in their mouth to stop them biting themselves?



2. How do I know if they have epilepsy?



3. When should I call 911?


7. Unconscious and breathing

Watch the Video:



Do the “Question and Answers”:



1. How can I check for a response?



2. Is it called the ‘recovery position’ when you move a person onto their side and tilt their head back?



3. If I think the person has a back or neck injury, should I still turn them on their side?



4. Should I try talking to someone who is unresponsive and breathing?



5. What do I do if the unresponsive person’s breathing doesn’t seem normal?



6. What should I do if someone is feeling faint?



7. How do I treat a baby who is unresponsive and breathing?



8. Asthma attack

Watch the Video:



Do the “Question and Answers”:



1. What is asthma?



2. How can I tell if someone is having an asthma attack?



3. What sort of medication will they use?



4. When should I call 911?



5. What do I do if the person stops breathing?


9. Broken bone

Watch the Video:



Do the “Question and Answers”:



1. How can I tell if someone has a broken bone?



2. How do I support a broken bone?



3. If a bone looks unnatural or dislocated, should I put it back in place?



4. What do I do if the person won’t let me support the injury?



5. What if everything looks normal and they only have a bruise?



6. The person can move their limb or stand on it. Does this mean they probably haven't got a broken a bone?



10. Burns

Watch the Video:



Do the “Question and Answers”:



1. Should I put butter or cream on a burn?



2. Should I use ice to cool the burn?



3. How do I know when to go to hospital?



4. Should I put a Band-Aid over a burn to make sure it doesn't get infected?                                                                    



11. Poisoning

Watch the Video:


Do the “Question and Answers”:



1. How can I tell if someone has taken poison or another harmful substance?



2. What are poisons and harmful substances?



3. Can I give them something to drink?



4. Why shouldn’t I make the person sick?



5. What should I do while I wait for the ambulance to arrive?



6. What should I do if the person becomes unresponsive?



7. What should I do if I think the person has taken poison or another harmful substance, but they seem fine?



12. Strains and sprains

Watch the Video:


Do the “Question and Answers”:



1. If I don't have any ice, what can I use?



2. How long should I apply an ice pack to the injury for?



3. Should I call an ambulance?



4. What does R.I.C.E. stand for and should I use this?



5. I’ve heard that you can use a warm cloth or alternate between warm and cold treatment. Is this wrong?



6. How can I tell if someone has a strain or sprain?



7. What’s the difference between a strain and a sprain?

13. Diabetes

Watch the Video:



Do the “Question and Answers”:



1. What is diabetes?



2. What are the signs and symptoms of a diabetic emergency?



3. What happens in a diabetic emergency?



4. What should I give them to eat or drink?



5. But some people have high blood sugar levels, so won’t giving them sugary drinks or food make their diabetic emergency worse?



6. How will I know if this is a long-term condition for the person?



7. What should I do if they become unresponsive as a result of a diabetic emergency?



8. How should I decide when to call an ambulance?






*Main Page:  http://firstaidlearningforyoungpeople.redcross.org.uk

*Main Video List: http://www.redcross.org.uk/What-we-do/First-aid/Everyday-First-Aid