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The first aiders are called to a patient who has recently been chucked out of a nightclub for being aggressive but now seems to have reduced conciousness and is slumped unresponsive against a wall near the nightclub. A patient's friend is with her and insists they've only 'had a few vodka and cokes' but is acting fair drunk themselves. The friend is unaware that the patient is a type 1 insulin dependent diabetic and does not drink and so has been having coke instead of vodka and coke. This scenario tests the first aiders ability to not assume that the patient is just drunk.

Difficulty: First Aider Difficult Number of patients: 1
Tags: Medical Conditions,  History Taking,  Unconscious Casualty, 

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The first aiders have been called to a patient who has been punched in the head whilst covering a city centre on the 'booze bus'. They were called by police. The assailant had ran away. The patient has a potential head injury and is unable to speak which means that the first aiders will need to find some other way of communicating with the patient. This scenario tests communication skills along as well as head injury management.

Difficulty: First Aider Moderate Number of patients: 1
Tags: Head Injury,  Communication, 

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This scenario is all about dealing with a pretty minor injury but under the pressure of someone demanding that they need an ambulance. The first aiders are covering an event at a college disco. An intoxicated male patient has twisted their ankle whilst dancing and has hobbled across to the first aider post with his friends for some help.

Difficulty: First Aider Moderate Number of patients: 1
Tags: Scene Management,  Communication,  Sprains and strains, 

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The first aiders are covering a football tournament and are out patrolling the event. A female patient walks up telling them that she was hit on the head when playing about half an hour or so ago and do the first aiders have a pain killer or something. This scenario is designed to test out the first aiders' head injury assessment and helps them practice making the judgement of when to discharge and when to ask for more help.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Head Injury,  History Taking, 

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The first aiders are covering a sports event and are called to one of the rugby pitches where it is reported that someone has been hurt when a scrum collapsed. On arrival, the first aiders will find the patient alert by lying in the position they were in when the scrum collapsed because they have pain in their neck and everyone was a bit worried to move them. But they'd quite like to start the match again and so will be encouraging the first aiders to move patient off of the pitch. The weather is pretty bad. This scenario tests query spinal injury management and working in cold and wet conditions.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Spinal Injury,  Scene Management, 

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This is a scenario about anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). The first aiders are at a local bridge competition and have been called over to one of the lunch areas to a patient who has breathing difficulty. On arrival, they find the patient gasping for breathing with their hands up near their neck, evidently struggling to breathe.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Allergies,  Airway Management, 

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The first aiders are called to a patient who has injured their leg playing rugby. In the tackle, the patient's lower leg moved over 90 degrees in the wrong direction around the knee and they are now in a lot of pain. The patient's team mates have called the first aiders over. This scenario is a test of dealing with a sporting related trauma and gets them to investigate the injury fully to ensure they don't miss circulation and sensation abnormalities beyond the point of the injury.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Trauma,  Sprains and strains,  Fractures, 

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A scenario that tests infant CPR whilst also dealing with a terrified and panicked mother at the same time. For this scenario you will need an infant CPR doll and an actor for the mother. The first aiders are called to a panicked parent who is holding their baby in their arms and screaming 'he's not breathing!'.

Difficulty: First Aider Moderate Number of patients: 1
Tags: Resus/CPR,  Paediatrics,  Scene Management, 

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This scenario is putting the first aiders in the situation where they are called to an unresponsive patient and there is no apparent cause initially. If the team is trained in checking blood sugar levels they will find that the patient is hypoglycaemic. The first aiders are called by a bouncer in a student union bar to the toilets where has found someone lying in the toilets. It is fairly early in the evening and the bar hasn't been open long. The first aiders will find the patient on the floor inside a toilet cubicle.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Medical Conditions,  Unconscious Casualty, 

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The first aiders are at an event but are called into a home to see a gentleman in his 30's with abdominal pain. They find the patient lying in their bed with their knees up to reduce the pain, leaning over and in evident pain. In this scenario, the patient has appendicitis and will put the first aiders' history taking skills to the test and give them a practice of dealing with generic abdominal pain.

Difficulty: First Aider Moderate Number of patients: 1
Tags: History Taking,  Medical Conditions,