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Demonstrate electrical shock emergency procedures.

Definition

Demonstration should include
  • recognizing symptoms
  • following emergency procedures and first-aid steps for electrical shock
  • preventing further shock or injuries
  • evaluating the cause of initial shock.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How would one determine whether a person has suffered an electrical shock?
  • Why should one disconnect the electrical power prior to administering first aid?
  • What are some causes of electrical shock?