Unit 4 First Aid

Learning Objectives

  • Since occupational accidents among MUCs are frequent, being able to provide basic care to yourself or someone else can prevent a situation from becoming worse.
  • In this unit we will also see in detail, what first aid means, and what are the respective principles and practices that we need to remember and follow.
  • We explore how to react step by step in different emergency situations.

Upon completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • Identify basic first aid practices
  • Know the basic rules and priorities for first aid provision
  • Know what cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)  is
  • Be informed regarding how to act if a colleague of yours faints, bleeds, or breaks a bone