Having emergency medical services training of some kind can be useful as you never know when you are going to need it. A basic first aid course from work or a more detailed medical training through an online college can give you the knowledge and skills you need to deal with an emergency and make sure the person gets the right care as quickly as possible.
Even if you have never taken a first aid course, knowing what is considered an emergency and knowing how to deal with them effectively, could potential make a difference between life and death.
Some things to look for which are considered an emergency medical condition include bleeding that won’t stop, pains in the chest and breathing problems. Also if you think the person may have a head or spine injury, if they have been involved in a motor vehicle accident, they seem to have a chance in consciousness or they have been poisoned are all reasons to be concerned and seek the assistance of the emergency medical services.
There are a number of steps you are going to want to take to make sure the person gets the best level of care. This includes determining the