# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant II Task 1799774975

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Assist in providing emergency aid as directed by supervisor.

Definition

Assistance should include following procedures in providing first aid for conditions such as
  • fainting
  • bleeding
  • shock
  • anaphylactic shock
  • diabetic emergency
  • heat stroke
  • heart attack
  • environmental emergency
  • opioid overdoses.
Assistance should also include determining when, how, and what type of additional help should be summoned.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What should a medical assistant do when a medical emergency occurs in the healthcare provider's facility?
  • How is patient care affected if a medical assistant has an understanding of emergency procedures?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Emergency Preparedness Events

 

CPR/First Aid