· UNIT OVERVIEW
Unit 7 --- Health --- First Aid and CPR/Unintentional Injuries
Students will develop skills in responding to an emergency, emergency first aid, and CPR/AED to understand how to prevent injuries. Students will also learn how to reduce risky behavior & violence, and to develop safe practices in the home, school and community. This unit of study will ask students to identify factors associated with both intentional and unintentional injuries and to learn and practice prevention skills to promote a safer environment.
· LONG-TERM LEARNING TARGETS
7.1 I can explain the difference between unintentional and intentional injuries and provide an example of each. 2.12.7
7.2 I can analyze the cost of unintentional injuries to society. 7.12.1
7.3 I can analyze the relationship between risky behaviors and personal health. 2.12.7
7.4 I can recognize that an emergency exists, activate the EMS system, and provide care until help arrives. 7.12.3
7.5 I can demonstrate correct procedures for CPR, Automated External Defibrillator, and the Abdominal Thrust Maneuver. 7.12.3
7.6 I can demonstrate first aid skills for treatment of an injury and illness including victims of poisoning, choking, burning, and bleeding. 3.12.3, 7.12.3
· INSTRUCTIONAL CONSIDERATIONS
· How do I activate the EMS system?
· What is the proper hand placement for giving someone CPR?
· How can I reduce or prevent injuries?
· What are the differences between an intentional and an unintentional injury?
· In what ways can unintentional injuries impact our society?
· How does the analysis of risk factors help to prevent unintentional injuries from occurring?
· What are some safe and practical ways to prevent hazing?
· How can bullying/cyber-bullying also be the cause of unintentional injuries?
AED, CPR, First Aid, Good Samaritan Law, home safety, injuries, prevention, intervention, behaviors, strategies, safe, impact, intention, analyze
· Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
· Abdominal Thrust Maneuver
· Automated External Defibrillator, Risk factors, bullying, victims, hazing,
· Intentional injuries, unintentional injuries, cyber-bullying