Class Summary - Today we addressed injuries to muscles bones and joints. We talked about fractures (open and closed) and also sprains and strains. We talked about separations and dislocations. We discussed the acronym of RICE (Rest, Immobilize, Cold and Elevate) as care for an injury to a muscle, bone or joint. We also introduced and watched the video for the split. Splinting can be broken down to three categories (anatomic, soft and rigid / ground).
Homework - None - First Aid Test is scheduled for November 14th (W1 Students) or November 18th (W2 Students)
Objectives - Students will know how to care for injuries to muscles, bones and joints.