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The patient in this scenario has been hit over the head with a chair and was knocked out. Some people found him lying on the ground outside a bar have called the first aiders over. As the first aiders arrive, the patient is coming round and is becoming more alert. This scenario should give practice in potential head and spinal injury management.

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

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The first aiders are called to an unconscious patient who has reportedly taken a large amount of different drugs. The patient is unable to protect their own airway and will have vomited with vomit blocking airway on first aider arrival. This scenario is therefore focusing on airway management in the unresponsive patient.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Unconscious Casualty,  Primary Survey,  Alcohol and Other Drugs, 

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This scenario is a challenging two patient scenario involving a fractured femur. The first aiders are called to a couple of guys in a bar where one of them seems to be in a massive amount of pain. It turns out that one of them was jumping off a table with the aim of being caught by his mate - Unfortunately his mate wasn't really ready to catch and so has ended up squashed underneath the guy who jumped (but with not much wrong with him). The guy who jumped off the table on the other hand has a fractured femur and is in huge amounts of pain and is lying on top of his mate.

Difficulty: First Aider Difficult Number of patients: 2
Tags: Fractures,  Trauma,  Scene Management, 

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The first aiders are called to an 18 year old man who has put his arms through a window. Glass is all over the floor and the man will appear intoxicated and bleeding significantly. The scenario tests major bleeds management and treatment of shock. You could get the situation to happen in a more difficult environment with loud music or lots of people around if you want to add some additional challenges.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Bleeds,  Shock, 

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This scenario covers a situation of a seizure in someone with known epilepsy. The first aiders are covering a local college ball when they are called to a person fitting on the floor just outside the silent disco. The patient is having tonic-clonic seizures on their arrival and is lying pretty close to some some empty glasses that are lying around the corridor.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Medical Conditions,  Scene Management,  Dealing with Dangers, 

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The first aiders are called to a man who has burnt himself whilst cooking. They find the man sat in his kitchen crying and hunched over his right arm. The arm is very red and slightly blistered. You note when he looks to you that his face is also burnt. Any previous hot liquids have been cleared away. This scenario is about initial burns treatment.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Heat Extremes,  Burns, 

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This scenario is a relatively straightforward CPR scenario where drowning is suspected. The first aiders will be called to a patient who has just been dragged out the river by their mates. The patient will not be breathing and there will be no bystander CPR in progress on the first aiders arrival.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Resus/CPR,  Primary Survey,  Scene Management, 

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The first aiders are faced with a trauma scenario where they are called to a man who has fallen from a roof of a two storey building and is screaming in pain. You could consider adding in a worried bystander to complicate the scene if you wanted to make it more difficult. The scenario will include central neck pain, rib injury, fractured pelvis and fractured mid-shaft femur leading to haemorrhagic shock.

Difficulty: Ambulance Crew (non HCP) Number of patients: 1
Tags: Trauma,  Bleeds,  Primary Survey,  Scene Management, 

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This scenario is aimed to help people recognise a case of meningitis. The first aiders are at book festival event in a busy town centre and are called into someone's house to have a look at their friend who isn't feeling well. The patient will be sitting on their arrival, looking quite pale and 'feeling quite ill'.

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

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This scenario present an unusual set of symptoms from a heart attack and encourages students to consider atypical presentations. You are called to a woman sat outside who is flushed and sweating. She complains of having hot flashes and nausea and appears a little confused. She is with her friend, who called the ambulance. The patient insists that she does not need help.

Difficulty: First Aider Difficult Number of patients: 1
Tags: Primary Survey,  Cardiovascular Conditions,  Chest Pain,