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 12 to validate this module.
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
Go and find an AED
Put them in the recovery position
There are changes recommended that you could make if this was a 7 year old Beaver Scout. Please tick the answer that is NOT correct.
Use one hand to start chest compressions
Place one AED pad on the centre of their chest and one on the centre of their back
Call their parents first
Give 5 rescue breaths
You start chest compressions and notice vomit around their mouth. What would you do? Which answer is NOT correct?
Stop CPR and roll onto their side to clear vomit from mouth
Roll the casualty into the recovery position
If you cannot clear the vomit continue chest compressions until help comes
Meningitis is a life threatening infection. Which statement is NOT correct
Meningitis is an inflammation of the lining of the brain
Meninigitis is an infection only children can catch
Meningitis is an infection caused by bacteria or virus
Below are many of the main symptoms of menigitis in children and adults. Tick the INCORRECT answer
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? What is NOT the correct answer
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
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. Which action would be inappropriate as a First Aider
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? There is only 1 correct answer.
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
During a backwoods cooking session one of the scouts cuts their thumb badly. What is the INCORRECT answer.
Check the wound for any embedded objects. Remove any objects and dress the wound.
Check the wound for embedded objects
Apply pressure for at least 10 minutes
Use a sterile dressing to cover the wound
Which of the following burns needs to be seen by a medical professional
Small superficial burn on the wrist of a leader
Medium sized red burn to the arm of a parent helper
Sunburn to the 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 then leave uncovered
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.
Apply a cold compress
Use a proprietal sting relief cream
Remove the sting using tweasers
When do you NOT need to contact Headquarters via the Scout Information Centre?
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 has bruised their leg
What is the wrong treatment for an asthma attack.
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
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