Emergency First Aid / CPR – May 27, Toronto

 

Emergency First Aid CPR Level C w/AED

 

Preparing to Respond

  • First Aider’s Role

o   Recognize

o   911: Give as much information as humanly possible

o   Reasonable Skill

  • Good Samaritan’s Act (Ontario = Bill 20, 2001)

o   Consent

o   Reasonable Skill

o   Gross Negligence

o   Abandonment

  • Personal Protective Equipment

Emergency Management

  • Scene Survey + Info (911 Dispatch/EMS/Fire/Police
  • Primary Survey + Wet Check (Deadly Bleeds)

o   Breathing vs. Agonal Respiration

  • Secondary Survey

o   History of the Casuality – S.A.M.P.L.E.

  • 5 Rights of Medication

o   Vital Signs

  • Breathing
  • Skin color/cond./temp.
  • 3 L.O.C. + Shock

o   Head to Toe Exam.

  • Hands on & Hands off
  • Ongoing Casuality Care

o   Recovery Position

o   2 First Aiders

Cardiovascular & Respiratory Emergencies

  • Asthma
  • Allergies
  • Angina/Heart Attack/Cardiac Arrest
  • TIA/Stroke
  • Deadly Bleeds

Airway Emergencies

  • Choking: Adult/Child/toddler/Infant

o   Mild/Partial vs. Full/Complete

o   Alone

o   Special considerations: Wheel Chair/Pregnant Women/Too Large

  • Unconscious Choking: Adult/Child/Infant

CPR & AED Application

  • CPR: Adult/Child/Infant

o   Mouth to mouth

o   Mouth to nose

o   Mouth to stoma

  • CPR: Compression Only (Adults ONLY)
  • AED

Wound Care

  • Dressings vs. Bandages
  • Cuts & Scrapes first aid
  • Puncture Wounds first aid
  • Impaled objects first aid
  • Nose bleeds
  • Knocked out teeth
  • Eye Injuries
  • Infections
  • Amputations
  • Chest Injuries

o   Blunt Chest injuries/Flail Chest Injuries – Hemothorax

o   Sucking/Penetrating Chest Injuries – Pneumothorax

Burns

o   Thermal/Radiation/Chemical/Electrical Burns

  • 1stDegree – Superficial
  • 2ndDegree – Partial Thickness
  • 3rdDegree – Full Thickness

Bio : Brian Seto

– Former Instructor for St. John Ambulance

– Former Instructor for the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario

– Current Instructor Trainer for the Canadian Red Cross

– Current First Aid Examiner for the Lifesaving Society of Canada

– Facilitating First Aid courses since 2009

– Instructor of 877 courses & counting

– Former Emergency Medical Responder from the Alberta College of Paramedics

– Former Emergency Medical Responder from the Canadian Red Cross