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Lesson #23: Emergency Rescue

Category
Training Material
Subject
Policing

Description

Material for a 1-hour lesson, part of the First Aid and Basic Cardio Life Course, developed by the Kosovo Police Service School

Subject
Policing
Target group
Cadets, Law enforcement officers
Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
first responders, medical treatment

Summary

Emergency rescues and effective performance of First Aid and CPR can make a difference between life and death. The following activity introduces the Emergency Responder to the issues surrounding moving, lifting and carrying patients. These techniques can be utilized by one or more Emergency Responders before rendering effective and efficient patient care.

To introduce students to the processes of moving, lifting, and carrying patients in a manner that provides for safety of the patient.

At the end of this lesson the students will be able to:

  1. Explain what is the first rule of lifting?
  2. Describe the power grip.
  3. Explain Where is the largest percentage of patient weight when the patient is in a horizontal position?
  4. Describe a diamond carry.
  5. Describe the two parts of giving orders.
  6. Explain what are the safety considerations for lifting a patient over 250 lbs (113.40 kilos)?
  7. Explain what is the maximum distance that an Emergency Responder should extend his or her arms in a reach?
  8. Explain when do you use an emergency move?

Information

Added on
17 May 2005
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Target group
Cadets, Law enforcement officers
Region
OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Serbia
Keywords
first responders, medical treatment
Rights
OSCE