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The LEARNINGCREATORS:

50 Activities for First Aid Trainers

Author Rob Shaloe


Icebreaker 4 1. Split the group into small groups of 3-4 students. 2. Ask the students to make up several rules they think the sessions should run by. For instance mobile phones switched off, allowing people to express their views etc… 3. When the groups have decided on their rules ask each member of the group to introduce himself or herself. 4. One member of the group can also present the rules that they have decided on. 5. The trainer can write the rules on some flipchart paper and display throughout the course.

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Icebreaker 5 1. 2. 3. 4.

Split the group into two smaller groups, A & B. Group A are the Celebrities, Group B the Autograph Hunters. Issue each member of group A the name and description of a celebrity. Issue each member of group B with a copy of the same name and description as the members of group A. 5. Members of group B have 5 minutes to find their matching Celebrity. 6. Members of group B must find their celebrity by asking questions that can only be answered with Yes or No, however, they can only ask once the direct question “is your name………?”

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Icebreaker 6 1. Split the group into small groups of 3-4 students. 2. Ask the students to make a list of interesting facts about themselves. Each student must give one fact. 3. When all of the groups have collected their facts, one of the students from each of the groups will read out each of the facts. 4. The members of the others groups must guess which fact goes with which student. 5. A point is awarded for each guess that is correct.

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Responsibilities of the first aider 1 1. Using the case study, Activity Card “Responsibilities 1” students should come up with considerations they would make under the headings: Approaching the scene, Dealing with the Casualty (ies), Clearing up the Scene. 2. Split the main group into smaller micro groups of 3-4 students. 3. Photocopy the Activity Card. Hand out one sheet per student/ micro group. 4. Ask the groups to read through the scenario and write down their considerations and actions they would take when dealing with the scenario. The students can scribe their answers using the headings found on the sheet overleaf. 5. When each of the groups have completed their findings, the trainer should ask each group in turn to present their findings

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Responsibilities of the first aider 2 1. 2. 3. 4.

Copy the scenario Activity card “responsibilities of the first aider 1” onto a presentation slide. Display the slide and read the information to the group. Ask the students for what they feel the first aider should do when entering the scene. When sufficient answers have been given ask the students what they need to do when dealing with the casualty, and finally once the casualty has been dealt with, what their considerations and actions will be. 5. Scribe the student’s answers on the board, expanding on their answers if appropriate.

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Responsibilities of the first aider 3 1. Split the students into small micro groups of 3-4 students. 2. Issue each group with a sheet of flipchart paper a flipchart pen and a copy of the scenario overleaf. 3. When students have read through the scenario on Activity Card “Responsibilities 1” they should build up a spider diagram of the actions and considerations they would take to deal with the situation. 4. When the groups have put down their answers the trainer can display their work and comment on their findings.

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Responsibilities of the first aider 4 1. Photocopy the Activity Card “Responsibilities 2” 4 times and cut out each of the actions. Make sure you keep each of the sheets separate from the next. 2. Split the main group into 4 smaller micro groups. 3. Hand each of the groups a set of cut outs. 4. Ask the group to try to put each of the cut outs into the correct order that they think the first aider should deal with a situation.

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A VARIATION is to get the groups to put their answers into the correct category, Arrival, Dealing, Clear Up.


Responsibilities of the first aider 5 1. Split the students into small micro groups of 3-4 students. 2. Ask the students to work together to consider what actions they would make when dealing with any incident. 3. Ask each group in turn for one of their findings, scribe this on the board and discuss its relevance. 4. The findings can be scribed on the board under the following headings, Arrival at the scene, dealing with the casualty, Clear up of the scene.

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Responsibilities of the first aider 6 1. Split the main group into smaller micro groups of 3 – 4 students. 2. Ask each group to prepare a small play that should portray an accident that could happen in their workplace. 3. The first group can then act out their play. 4. Once the play is completed the trainer should ask the remaining students for their considerations on what they believe they would need to do to deal with the situation. 5. The trainer can scribe main answers on the board. 6. Once the first play and feedback is complete the next groups should put on their play. 7. Continue until all groups have put on their plays and a list of actions has been scribed onto the board. 8. The trainer should then recap the important information scribed on the board.

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Triage 1 This activity is to help students visualize the process of triage. 1. Photocopy Activity Card: “Triage 1”. There should be one copy per student.

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2. Hand out the Activity Card to the students

3. Ask the students to label each casualty. They should put 1 next to the first casualty they would assess, 2 next to the second priority and finally 3 next to the remaining casualty. 4. When the students have labelled their pictures ask them for which order they would assess the casualties 5. Discuss their answers as a group.


Triage 2 1. Ask three students to assist you 2. Ask the first student to lay on the floor with their eyes closed and ask them not to move or respond.

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3. The second student is asked to sit on the floor, when prompted the student should call out “help me, my arm hurts, I think its broken…” 4. The third student is asked to stand up and, when prompted the student should call out “help me, its my hand. I’ve cut it, it is really bleeding..” 5. Ask the remaining students to watch the three casualties, prompt the casualties to start their acting. 6. Ask the group in which order would they treat the casualties and why?

Contents of a first aid container 1 1. Split the main group into smaller groups of 3-4 students. 2. Photocopy Activity Card “First Aid Container 1". There should be one copy per group. Once copied, cut the sheets along the dotted lines and had out to each group. 3. The students should attempt to make 2 piles. The first pile is for equipment that should be in the first aid container, the second, is for equipment that shouldn’t be in one. 4. Once all of the groups have completed the task the trainer should reveal the correct answers and discuss with the group.

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Contents of a first aid container 2 1. Split the members of the group into smaller micro groups. You will need enough equipment for each group. 2. Issue each group with an empty first aid container. Ensure any contents guide is removed. Issue each group with an assortment of first aid supplies but also include a range of medical equipment that shouldn’t be in the container such as Aspirin, burns sprays etc. 3. Ask each group to fill their first aid container with supplies that should be included. 4. They should also put together a pile of equipment that isn’t suitable for the first aid container. 5. When all of the groups have completed the task, the trainer should discuss with the group as a whole the correct contents.

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