First Aid

JA-7(Corresponding badge for over 14Yrs 6 months – SA-7 ambulance)

Objective: - Be able to demonstrate and explain some basic First Aid requirements at camp and at home

  1. Demonstrate his knowledge of up to GSM’s Award first Aid

  2. Understand what D.R.A.B.C. is (i. e. Danger, Response, Airway, Breathing and Circulation)

  3. Explain in outline the circulation of blood. Know the position of the main arteries and how to stop external bleeding from veins and arteries.

  4. Understand the signs and symptoms of shock & demonstrate how to deal with it.

  5. Demonstrate treatment for electric shock

  6. Know how to apply the triangular bandage to scalp, hand. Foot, knee, and elbow. Demonstrate how to put the large arm sling and the St. John’s arm sling (elevation sling), and how to put the roller bandage (Crape) to all limbs.

  7. Explain and demonstrate C.P.R. (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) under no circumstance should a living person be used to demonstrate C.P.R.

  8. Demonstrate how to send a correct message, oral, written, and by telephone regarding a casualty.

  9. Show the ability to identify the signs and the symptoms of fractures, and the treatment for them. Demonstrate how to deal with a fracture of the collar bone

  10. Take part as a member of a team (not necessarily as the leader) of three or four Scouts and deal with an incident stages by the examiner. Such incident must be based on the above items and to be conducted in as realistic a manner as possible. All actions proper to the circumstances must be actually taken, and the examiner will test for coolness, resourcefulness, correct action(Message to Doctor, home, parents etc.) and the proper treatment of the patient in all stages

Available Badge Examiners

ExaminerAddressEmail addressPhone number

Mr. Yohan Abeysekera

84/2A, Dostarawatte, Pepiliyana Road, Nugegoda.

Mr. K.A.D. Gunawardana

280 Kalapaluwawa Rajagiriya

Mr. Ruwan Nanayakkara

242, Delgahawatte Road, Mulleriyawa, New Town, Angoda

Mr.Upul Perera

Mr N.I. Ramanayake

22/15, Circular Road, Araliya Uyana Depanama, Pannipitiya

Mr. Niroshan Ranawake

328 E, Kristhuraja Place Kapuwatta , Jaela

Dr. Manjula Sahabandu

By prior appointment

Dr. (Mrs) Indika Vidanagamage

32234, High Level Road, Maharagama

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