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The first aiders are called to a patient at a local community fair who is reportably 'unconscious and has vomited. On arrival, the first aiders will find the patient slumped in a chair flitting between pain and voice responsive. The patient appears a bit 'sleepy'. The patients clothes covered in vomit. There is a small crowd around. A first aid post is 5mins walk away. This scenario helps the first aiders practice good airway management skills and moving and handling skills. The underlying problem is acute food poisoning.

Difficulty: First Aider Moderate Number of patients: 1
Tags: Primary Survey,  History Taking, 

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The first aiders are at a large event and are covering the whole town. The event has finished and it's now the evening and getting towards the end of the cover. An older man walks up to the first aiders and asks if they carry a spray. After questioning, the man will tell them that he has Angina and currently has chest pain but left his GTN spray back in his hotel (around the corner). However, after finding out that the don't carry a spray, the man will refuse all treatment and say his is fine and will just go to the pub (next to where the first aiders are). This scenario is about dealing with the situation where a patient has capacity and refuses assessment and treatment.

Difficulty: First Aider Moderate Number of patients: 1
Tags: Chest Pain,  Communication, 

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The first aiders are called to a patient who is 'acting a bit strangely' by a member of the public who has now left the scene. On arrival you find a man stumbling around the street, a bit unsteady on their feet. The patient is suffering from hypoglycaemia although won't give away the fact that they have diabetes that quickly - the patient will just say that they go to a clinic to check-ups on their blood, takes tablets and has been told to watch what he eats. The patient won't state that they have diabetes but will confirm if asked.

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

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The first aiders are called to a distressed person in a college welfare room who was brought there by the bouncers as he was being rather aggressive at the bar party. The patient is sitting on a chair at the far end of the room, head in his hands. When first aiders approach, starts yelling at them to "f*** off!". Patient appears aggressive for the first minutes, but will let ONE first aider approach carefully after talking to them for a bit. reluctant to be touched though, although will let the first aider touch him after a while, and let others approach. The patient is diabetic and hypoglycaemic.

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

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This is a scenario all about protecting a patient's dignity whilst also treating them. The first aiders are covering a large music festival and are stationed out in one of the camping zones. They are called by a passer-by to a girl sitting in tent and fitting/flailing. The girl appears to be moving very erratically and violently. The patient wearing bra and t-shirt though due to violent movements the t-shirt has scrunched up exposing her chest. A crowd has started to form watching what is going on. (The patient has taken a cocktail of drugs and is having hallucinations). Because of the tent environment leads to her putting self in danger by rolling into tent pegs, tent poles and wrapping self (neck) in lose guy ropes etc. First aiders need to identify need to intervene at this point and make scene safe for patient to not harm self whilst fitting.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Scene Management,  Alcohol and Other Drugs, 

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The first aiders are covering a local university's students union nightclub style event that happens each week. They have been called to a male who is reported as unresponsive. On arrival, they will find a man lying to one side against a wall apparently not moving. However, when the first aiders start speaking to him will suddenly jump up and start being very loud. The man's sister is also present and is very worried about him. The actions of the man seem unpredictable. The initial presentation will mimic something similar to being drunk (particularly as the man is intoxicated) but he is actually also having a stroke. The patient's sister is present and will be very worried and totally sure that he isn't usually this bad and that something else must be wrong.

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

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You are called to a woman with severe abdominal pain. On arrival, you see a woman sat in her kitchen keeled over and groaning. This scenario is all about taking a thorough history take and encourages people to practice talking about subjects they might feel embarrassed or awkward talking about. The patient will not divulge information about their appendix or medication unless asked.

Difficulty: Ambulance Crew (non HCP) Number of patients: 1
Tags: History Taking,  Abdominal Pain, 

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You are crewing an ambulance and have been asked to transport a patient from their home to a specified place of safety after the patient has been sectioned under the mental health act. A social worker is already on scene. Upon arrival, you find the social worker outside as the door is locked. You can hear the patient screaming/crying on the other side and refusing to open the door. You can hear the patient shouting 'you cannot take me'. This scenario tackles dealing with difficult communication within a mental health scenario.

Difficulty: Ambulance Crew (non HCP) Number of patients: 1
Tags: Communication,  Mental Health, 

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The first aiders on at a music festival and get a message on the radio to attend a young female requesting assistance as they have cut their arm and are bleeding. You are only a minute away from the patient when you get the call. The patient has been opening a tin can whilst camping at the music festival and has sliced across her forearm. The tin can and knife she was trying to open the can with are next to the patient. The patient is bleeding profusely.

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

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This scenario tests the first aiders ability to react to changing dangers whilst they are treating. They have been covering a college ball where a couple in their early twenties have come up to you asking for help because the female has had her foot stamped on with a stiletto and now has a small wound in her foot. The bloke is initially very helpful and wants the first aiders to help. However, part way through the scenario he will suddenly accuse the first aider of looking up the girl's skirt and will become quite agressive verbally and physically towards the first aiders. The girl also becomes quite scared at how her boyfriend is acting.

Difficulty: First Aider Easy Number of patients: 1
Tags: Scene Management,  Primary Survey,  Bleeds,  Dealing with Dangers,