What steps can you take “to make it easier” for EMS personnel and others to help you should an emergency
What are “signs of an Emergency”?
Explain when to call 9-1-1 and what information to give the dispatcher. (there should be 7 items)
Describe standard precautions to take to prevent disease transmission when giving first aid.
Describe when to Activate the EMS system.
What are the Emergency Action Steps.
Explain the 4 steps to the “Checking the Scene” and explain how to “Check the Person”.
Explain “Call First or Care First”.
Explain the guidelines for “Care” of the Victim.
DO NOT FORGET TO DO THE FOLLOWING SCENARIO
Scenario: ( 3 possible points) While driving along a quiet street, you come upon a car that has apparently just
collided with a tree. You stop behind the car and realize the driver is still in the car, seemingly alone. You have
a cell phone with you and your first impulse is to call 9-1-1.
What steps or actions should you do before calling 9-1-1?
What information should you have ready to give the emergency dispatcher once you call 9-1-1?