The Second Class first aid requirements are all about responding to an emergency with the appropriate first aid. Scouts learn how to handle situations from simple wounds to hurry cases. They also learn how to prevent accidents and injuries.
2nd Class First Aid Requirements
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6a. Demonstrate first aid for the following:
6a-1. Object in the eye
6a-2. Bite of a warm-blooded animal
6a-3. Puncture wounds from a splinter, nail, and fishhook
6a-4. Serious burns (partial thickness, or second-degree)
6a-5. Heat exhaustion
6a-7. Heatstroke, dehydration, hypothermia, and hyperventilation
6b. Show what to do for “hurry” cases of stopped breathing, stroke, severe bleeding, and ingested poisoning.
6c. Tell what you can do while on a campout or hike to prevent or reduce the occurrence of the injuries listed in Second Class requirements 6a and 6b.
6d. Explain what to do in case of accidents that require emergency response in the home and backcountry. Explain what constitutes an emergency and what information you will need to provide to a responder.
6e. Tell how you should respond if you come upon the scene of a vehicular accident.