First Response knowledge test
This assessment is for anyone who has completed a First AId course outside of Scouting and needs to demonstrate that it meets with the Module 10 requirements. You need to score over 30 to validate this module.
The role of a first aider is to preserve life and what else?
Call the Emergency Services, and promote recovery
Prevent recovery and promote the situation worsening.
Prevent the situation from worsening and promote the emergency services.
Promote recovery and prevent the situation from worsening
Which of the following casualties needs CPR now?
Conscious casualty that is heavily bleeding.
Conscious casualty with a severe airway obstruction
Unconscious casualty with infrequent noisy gasps
Unconscious casualty with regular shallow breathing
During a meeting one of your scouts collapses to the floor and starts to shake. You know he has epilepsy. What should you do?
Restrain their arms
Put a spoon in their mouth
Protect their head
Note their pupil size
A leader has collapsed whilst taking part on a bike ride. You have checked for DRABC and found that she is not breathing. What should you do? There is only 1 correct answer
Call 999 and start CPR
Give them 5 rescue breaths
Put them in the recovery position
Go and find an AED
What changes would you make if this was a 7 year old Beaver Scout. Tick all answers that apply.
No changes required
Give 5 rescue breaths
Use one hand to start chest compressions
Call their parents first
Place one AED pad on the centre of their chest and one on the centre of their back
Which of the following is NOT a sign of shock caused by severe blood loss?
Pale clammy skin
Rapid weak pulse
Flushed hot dry skin
Rapid shallow breathing
What is meningitis? Tick all answers that apply
Inflammation of the lining of the brain
An infection only children can catch
Infection caused by bacteria or virus
What are the main symptoms of menigitis in children and adults. Tick all answers that apply
Fever with cold hands and feet
Drowsy and difficult to wake
Pale blothchy skin with spots/ rash
It is late afternoon on a drizzly cold day in February. Luke is dragging behind his team mates with his coat unzipped and no hat on. Whenever anyone suggests he take over map reading he objects and just argues with everyone. He is very pale and looks like he is shivering a little. What would you do? Tick all correct answers
Suggest that he zips up his coat and puts a hat on
Get him into some shelter
Tell him to stop messing about
Give him something warm to eat or drink
Allow to continue with the activity
It is a hot and sunny Saturday afternoon at the Beavers Sports Day. Stacy has been running around a lot this afternoon and getting very excited. At 3pm she starts to complain about a headache and feeling a little sick. She appears to be pale which is unusual given how hot the day is. How would you treat her? Tick all boxes that apply
Sit her down in the shade
Give her some paracetamol
Give her sips of water
Remove any excess clothing
A Cub Scout starts to choke on his lunch and is unable to cough or talk. What is the correct treatment. Only 1 correct answer.
Provide 5 abdominal thrusts followed by 5 back blows
Carry out the Heimlich maneuver
Provide up to 5 back blows. If this doesn't work provide up to 5 abdominal thrusts
During a game of rounders one of the cubs is hit in the face with the rounder ball. When you check on them you notice that their nose is bleeding heavily. What would you do?
Ask them to tilt their head back
Squeeze the soft part of their nose and tilt their head forward
Ask them to lean their head forward and let the blood flow until it stops
Give them a warm drink
Consider possibility of a head or neck injury
During a backwoods cooking session one of the scouts cuts their thumb badly. What is the best way to deal with the wound. Select all that apply
Check the wound for any embedded object
Elevate the wound
Use a sterile dressing to cover the wound
Which of the following burns need to be seen by a medical professional
Small superficial burn on the wrist of a leader
Large red burn to the arm of a Beaver Scout
Sunburn to back and shoulder of an Explorer Scout
A cub scout with a large blister on his leg
A Beaver Scout trips and grazes her knee on the drive outside the scout hut. What is the correct treatment
Call her parent/ carer and ask them to collect her
Clean the graze with antiseptic wipes
Clean the wound with water and gauze and cover with a dressing
A Beaver Scout is stung by a wasp. How would you deal with this? There is one correct answer and one that is correct if the parent's permission has been saught.
Apply a cold compress
Use a proprietal sting relief cream
Remove the sting using tweasers
When do you need to contact Headquarters via the Scout Information Centre? Tick all that apply
Someone suffers a personal injury or illness requiring a doctor, nurse, paramedic, dentist or hospital
When the emergency services have been summoned to an accident
When a young person is injured
What is the treatment for an asthma attack. Tick all that apply
Give them their brown inhaler
Calm casualty down
Call 999 is they don't respond to treatment
Give them their blue inhaler using a spacer if possible
During a walk in the wood one of your cubs has a swollen face, lips and is having difficulty breathing. What do you think is wrong?
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