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What is a first aiders role?
Last Updated: 8th May, 2020
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Also asked, what are the 3 primary duties of a first aider?
Responsibilities of a First Aider
- Assess the situation quickly and calmly to get an understanding of what happened.
- Comfort, reassure, stay calm and take charge.
- Protect yourself and the casualty from any danger.
- Prevent infection between you and them.
- Assess the casualty.
Subsequently, question is, what is the characteristics of a first aider? Confidence and Perseverance: The first aider should have full faith in his skill to administer whatever assistance the situation demands, even if there is no response initially. He should have perseverance and should not give up. It may take time for the patient to respond to his handling.
Also, what can first aiders do?
First aid is the help given to someone who is injured or ill to keep them safe and to cause no further harm.
First aider role:
- Assess the situation quickly and calmly.
- Protect yourself and others from harm.
- Treat the casualty and arrange help.
What is ABC in first aid?
The ABC's of first aid are the primary things that need to be checked when you approach the victim, Airway, Breathing, and Circulation. Prior to CPR, ensure that the airway is clear, check to see if the patient is breathing, and check for circulation (pulse or observation of color and temperature of hands/fingers).