Two Action At An Emergency

Action at an Emergency                       

  1. Emergencies have distinctive characteristics. List each characteristic and explain. ( Please highlight , color code your answers, or use a different Front)


  1. The bystander is a vital link between____________________________________________________


__________________________________ and   the _____________________.

  1. List and Discuss 5 actions or decisions a bystander should quickly and reliably make when deciding to intervene in an emergency.



  1. List and discuss 3 why some bystanders are less likely to offer help.


  1. List 5 questions you should consider before calling 911.


  1. List 18 conditions that are warning signs of more serious conditions that

ACEP recommends immediate transport to the hospital  emergency department , by EMS or by private vehicle.

  3. You should always call ______________ first when serious situations occur.
  4. When you call 911, speak ________________and _________________.
  5. List and discuss information that you should give to the dispatcher.



  1. What is Posttraumatic stress disorder?
  2. Discuss scene size – up. What are 3 things you should look for?


  1. What should first aiders do to reduce the risk of contamination to themselves and others?


  1. Discuss the following:


  1. Infectious disease
  2. Communicable disease
  3. Standard precautions
  4. Discuss the proper procedure for washing your hands





  1. What does Figure 2-5 illustrate?
  2. If your eyes, nose and mouth are splashed by bloody fluid, you should ____________________________________________________________________.
  3. Discuss personal protective equipment (PPE).
  4. Discuss the different types of gloves.
  5. Discuss the proper method removing gloves.

Notice: You should consider putting on a ____________________________if there is major, significant ________________________ or _____________________. Replace the gloves if ­_____________________­________________________________.

  1. Discuss Mouth -to –barrier devices.
  2. What type of device is used in figure 2-6?
  3. When cleaning up blood or other body fluids, you should protect yourself and others against disease transmission by :


  1. What should you do if you have been exposed to blood or body fluids?
  2. List and discuss Bloodborne diseases.
  3. List and discuss Airborne diseases.
  4. List 7 ways you can assist a dying victim.
  5. Discuss the five stages of grieving?
  6. Discuss 6 ways of dealing with survivors.