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Medical Emergencies - First Aid

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the symptoms and appropriate responses for cardiac arrest, asthma, and anaphylaxis emergencies.
  • Identify how to respond to high or low blood sugar emergencies.
  • Explain how to respond to a person having a seizure.
  • Describe what you should do if you feel faint and how to assist others who have fainted.
  • State how to recognize the symptoms of a stroke using the “BE FAST” method.

Available in English, Spanish

17 minutes

The purpose of this lesson is to educate employees on how to appropriately respond to medical emergencies such as respiratory distress, diabetes, hypoglycemia, seizures, fainting and stroke.

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Blood Sugar Emergencies
  • Seizures, Fainting and Stroke
Regulations
  • American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, allergist, Asthma Attack, 2014,