First Aid Skills
Most of us have had some kind of basic first aid training during our lives, but it is sometimes difficult to remember skills that are rarely used. Time for a refresher! Click on any of the links below to refresh your knowledge of how to handle various medical emergencies. Note: some of the links are to information originating from British medical organizations. They will list the emergency services number as 999. Rest assured, it is still 911 here. 😉
There is a pretty good participatory simulation here dealing with CPR, defibrillation and choking emergencies.
Other preparations to consider this month:
- Go through first aid kits you keep in your home, car, office, etc—replace and restock as needed
- Purchase a good First Aid Guide such as—
A military first aid guide
Other quality first aid guide
There are printable online guides available, such as this one, if you would like to print and bind your own.