# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Practical Nursing II Task 2134396634

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Perform procedures related to American Heart Association (AHA) first aid and emergency care in a laboratory and/or clinical setting.


Performance should include

• use of appropriate equipment and supplies
• assessment techniques
• procedures to control external bleeding
• first aid for choking victim and shock victim
• procedures to treat bone traumas
• procedures to treat: heat/cold exposure, poisoning, seizures, burns, bites

after completing AHA Basic Life Support health care provider and first aid training.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How would you assess the situation and the client in an emergency through observation, inspection, and palpation?
  • Why would you evaluate the situation for hidden dangers before entering the scene or touching the client?
  • How would you perform CPR in a non-medical setting?
  • How would you administer first aid to a conscious and an unconscious choking victim?
  • What are the signs and symptoms of shock? What emergency procedures would you provide for a shock victim until help arrives?
  • How would you perform emergency procedures to treat fractures, sprains, strains, and dislocations?
  • How would you treat victims of heat/cold exposure, poisoning, seizures, and burns?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Teamwork Events




Emergency Preparedness Events


CPR/First Aid