Webelos Readyman Discussion

First Aid Skills Test
  1. What is first aid?
  2. All fire, rescue, doctor, police and poison control telephone numbers should be kept by the telephone. But no matter who you call, you must be ready to tell them what important thing?
  3. Should you rnove anyone who may have broken bones?
  4. Are there any exceptions to question #3?
  5. How should you act in case of accident?
    1. Scream for help.
    2. If you can, send someone else for help so you can start first aid.
    3. Go home and hope the victim will be all right.
    4. Stay calm and cool
  6. There are four kinds of cases where fast action spells the difference between life and death - what are these four "hurry-up" cases?
  7. What is the first thing you should do for serious bleeding?
  8. After you have taken care of the bleeding and sent someone for help, you should: what?
  9. The following are true or false for shock:
    1. Shock can cause death.
    2. Don't treat for shock until shock symptoms start.
    3. Cover victim if cool- shade if warm or hot.
    4. Have person lie down for shock.
    5. Raise his feet if he bas a head injury.
    6. Give sips of water only if they are awake.
    7. If unconscious, lie flat on back, raise feet.
  10. What are the pressure points used for?
  11. What should you do for a person who has stopped breathing?
  12. Blow your breath into a stopped breathing  victim only every ___  seconds for an adult, and once every ___ seconds  for a child?
  13. What is the first thing you should do if a person has taken poison?
  14. Should you make a poison victim vomit if he has taken too much medicine?
  15. If you think a baby is eating old paint, the baby should be tested for: What?
  16. True or False - Cuts and Scratches
    1. Let the cut bleed a little.
    2. Don't worry about it, it is not serious.
    3. Wash with soap and water, if you can.
  17. If you think you have touched a  poison ivy plant, wash with ____ and ___.  If you get a rash, put on ________.
  18. True of False-Sprained Ankle
    1. If hiking, take off your shoe.
    2. Put heat on the ankle to help pain.
    3. Tie ankle bandage around ankle and shoe.
  19. Heart attack is the major cause of death in the United States!  What are the five most common signs of heart attack?
  20. What should you do for someone who has   the signs of a heart attack?
  21. What degree burn is a sunburn?
  22. What does 'sterile' mean?
  23. How can you identify a second-degree burn?
  24. What is the most important safety step when swimming?

Bicycle Safety - True Or False
  1. (True or False) Obey all traffic laws, signs, and signals.
  2. (True or False) Ride single file, close to the right-hand curb. Ride against traffic, not with it.
  3. (True or False) Ride in a straight line except when you have to weave in and out of traffic.
  4. (True or False) Look, then signal before turning or stopping. Use arm signals.
  5. (True or False) After dark, you can only carry two passengers safely.
  6. (True or False) Give pedestrians and motor vehicles the right of way.
  7. (True or False) Slow down and look carefully before crossing intersections.
  8. (True or False) Ride bike as fast as you can across railroad crossings and busy intersections.
  9. (True or False) Donít hitch onto cars and trucks.
  10. (True or False) Donít shoot out of blind driveways and alleys.
  11. (True or False) Be alert for other vehicles, like cars pulling out from curbs and driveways.
  12. (True or False) Donít try to squeeze in between cars and trucks.
  13. (True or False) If bike isnít in good mechanical condition, only ride in slow traffic areas.
  14. (True or False) Be sure your bike has good brakes and a horn or warning bell.
  15. (True or False) Be courteous. Respect the rights of other cyclists, drivers, pedestrians.

Practice for Emergency Situations
  1. You awaken in the middle of the night. Your bedroom door is closed and you smell smoke. Mother and father are out of town and your grandmother is sleeping in their bedroom. What should you do?
  2. You are returning home from a baseball game and see a grass fire in a vacant lot near your home. What should you do?
  3. You see smoke coming out of a window in an apartment building across the street. What should you do?
  4. A stranger in a blue Volkswagon stops you on your way home from school and offers you a ride. What should you do?
  5. You find your 18 month old baby brother playing with a bottle of aspirin that has been opened. What should you do?
  6. A kindergarten child is bitten by a dog on the way home from school and you are a witness to the incident. What should you do?
  7. A first grade boy falls off a swing and lands on his back. You are the first person to arrive at the accident scene. What should you do?
  8. You are witness to an auto accident in which a car strikes a girl on a bicycle and leaves her lying in the street. What should you do?
  9. You awaken in the middle of the night and hear the baby crying. The babysitter is asleep in front of the TV set. What should you do?
  10. A group of kids in your neighborhood are playing by locking one another in an old refrigerator they found in the alley behind a neighbor's garage. What should you do?
  11. A gang of boys have been teasing a neighborhood dog. The dog is a family pet, but he is growling and showing signs of anger. What should you do?
  12. The fire bell rings at school and two of the girls decide they'll play a trick on the teacher and hide under the library table while the class goes out for the fire drill. What should you do?
  13. A first grade boy steps on a rusty nail in the sandbox. It goes through the sole of his tennis shoe and makes a slight scratch on his foot. He doesn't want to go to the school nurse. What should you do?