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 and
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
Pictures of the day are posted in the CERT photos section.
Phil Ettinger: Team Leader