ERIC Number: ED239065
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Emergency Victim Care. A Training Manual for Emergency Medical Technicians. Module 12. Water Accidents, Electrical Emergencies, Hazardous Materials and Radiation Accidents. Revised.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.
This training manual for emergency medical technicians, one of 14 modules that comprise the Emergency Victim Care textbook, covers water accidents, electrical emergencies, and hazardous materials and radiation accidents. Objectives stated for the three chapters are for the students to be able to describe: emergency care for specified water accidents, potential hazards associated with electrical emergencies, how to deal with vehicular accidents involving electrical lines, how to deal with an emergency involving downed electrical power lines, emergency care for victims of electrical shock, dangers involved with hazardous materials and/or radiation accidents, on-scene operations involved with these accidents, and emergency treatment procedures for victims. Informative material is provided on cold water near-drowning, immersion hypothermia, immediate care for cold water victims, river accidents and hazards, decompression sickness and air embolism, dangers in electrical emergencies, handling energized wires, types of hazardous materials, and radiation hazards. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accidents, Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Electricity, Emergency Medical Technicians, First Aid, Job Skills, Postsecondary Education, Radiation, Rescue, Textbooks, Vocational Education
Vocational Instructional Materials Laboratory, Ohio State University, 154 W. Twelfth Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.