First Aid Review at Boca West
Those of you who were unable to make yesterday's first
aid review at Boca West missed a fantastic afternoon. The instructors were superb and taught with both skill
The topics covered were: bandaging and splinting. One of
our own, Nannette Fisher, volunteered to be the bandaged and splinted. She performed like a
The group, there was
about 20 of us, was split up into groups of three and four. Each group was given an envelope with slips of paper
that contained a different injury. A perforated eyeball, a perforated hand, heavy bleeding, broken bones, etc. We
then decided on a course of treatment and followed through with that treatment.
It was a terrific
review of what we will have to know in case of an emergency.
Pictures of the day are
posted in the CERT photos section.
Phil Ettinger: Team