People can receive bites or scratches from small animals, larger animals including livestock and large predatory animals, and even other humans. All of these may be situations that require at least simple, basic first aid, and in some cases they may require additional emergency medical care. In this course, youï¿½ll learn the basics of what to do if someone is bitten or scratched by a small animal, livestock, a larger predatory animal, or another person.
Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices
First Aid - Animal and Human Bites and Scratches - Copyright 2016. Run time: 17 minutes. Test time: 11 minutes. Total time: 28 minutes.
First Aid - Animal and Human Bites and Scratches - Learning Objectives
- List some ways to avoid being bitten and scratched by small animals, cats, dogs, livestock, large predatory animals, and humans
- Explain appropriate first aid for small animal, cat, dog, livestock, large predatory animal, and human bites and scratches