First Aid Review 2017

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First Aid Review 2017 - Quiz

Annual First Aid Review by the American Red Cross.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As a staff for Dungarvin, you are required to watch each video segment in its entirety.  To begin a video please press the "Play" triangle button in the middle of the screen.  Upon completion of the video you may hit the "next" button underneath the video player.  You will then be taken to another video segment or a test question to complete.
  • 2. 
    You’re at practice for your soccer league when you notice one of your teammates is struggling to keep her energy up and looks a little pale. You ask if she’s feeling okay, to which she admits that she’s actually a little nauseous and dizzy. Although she insists she wants to keep playing, you recognize the signs of heat exhaustion and urge her to sit down on the sidelines. Which of the following five (5) steps should you take to help care for your teammate’s condition?
    • A. 

      Have her "walk it off".

    • B. 

      Tell her to remove any extra clothing.

    • C. 

      Spray her with water.

    • D. 

      Giver her salt tablets.

    • E. 

      Fan her.

    • F. 

      Giver her a cool electrolyte-based sports drink if available.

    • G. 

      Encourage her to rest.

    • H. 

      Have her lie flat on the ground.

  • 3. 
    You are training on the high school track when a fellow jogger takes a misstep and twists his knee. You go over to where he is lying on the ground, introduce yourself and ask if you can help. Given the considerable pain he is in, he gladly accepts. Your training has taught you that providing care for a muscle, bone or joint injury should start by following the mnemonic RICE. You also know that the R in RICE stands for Rest. This means you should have him lie down flat on his back and keep perfectly still. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    The I in RICE means Immobilization, which is always achieved using a splint.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    The C in RICE stands for Compression, which is necessary to prevent the accumulation of fluid and swelling in an injured joint.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    The E in RICE stands for Elevation, which helps slow the flow of blood and reduces swelling.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    You are visiting with a friend when suddenly her toddler screams out in pain. After leaping to his aid, she discovers that he has been stung by a bee. While she tries to comfort him, she worries aloud that he might have a bad reaction. You ask if he is allergic to stings, but she says this is the first time he has ever had one. You can see that his cheek is a little red and irritated, but there is no noticeable swelling yet. Hoping to ease her fears, you explain what the six (6) indicators of a severe allergic reaction, known as anaphylaxis, would be. They include:
    • A. 

      Rash or Hives

    • B. 

      Headache

    • C. 

      Weakness, dizziness, or confusion

    • D. 

      Chills

    • E. 

      Nausea or stomach cramps

    • F. 

      Nosebleed

    • G. 

      Trouble breathing, wheezing, or shortness of breath

    • H. 

      Swelling of the face throat or tongue

    • I. 

      Tight feeling in the chest or throat

  • 8. 
    You offer to provide care to your son’s friend. Aside from pain and some redness, you observe no other symptoms. Care should include which of the following? Check all that apply: 
    • A. 

      Apply a cold pack

    • B. 

      Remove any visible stinger

    • C. 

      Wash the site with soap and water

    • D. 

      Cover the site

    • E. 

      Call 911

  • 9. 
    You are helping your friend Suzie get ready for a yard sale when she gashes her arm on an old piece of lawn furniture in the garage. The wound is bleeding pretty badly, but luckily, you always have a first aid kit in your car, which you hurry to retrieve. After quickly checking the scene, Suzie nods her consent when you ask if you can give first aid. After doing your check, your first step is to quickly apply: 
    • A. 

      Pressure

    • B. 

      Disposable non-latex gloves

  • 10. 
    With your gloves in place, you know you must now apply pressure to stop the bleeding. This pressure should be:
    • A. 

      Direct

    • B. 

      Indirect

  • 11. 
    The wound has been bandaged, but you notice that it is still bleeding, as evidenced by the large amount of blood that has seeped through the first bandage. Knowing you need to get the bleeding under control, you grab for:
    • A. 

      A tourniquet

    • B. 

      Another bandage

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