CC EX 16h FIRST AID UPDATE- MEDEVACS:

Task: To perform triage and to stabilize a casualty in order that they may be rescued to a place of safety and further medical care.

 

Photo courtesy of Bay of Plenty Surf Lifesaving First Aid Project

Scenario: Casualty is breathing but unconscious after a fall.

How would you stabilize this casualty?

What precautions would you take and how would you move the casualty to enable evacuation to a place of safety.

What aftercare would you provide while evacuating the casualty?

What information would you provide paramedics on reaching the shore?

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