First Aid Unit for Distance Learning: 16 FUN, Interactive First Aid/CPR Lessons


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★★★★★ Make your “First Aid/CPR” unit FUN!! This is a favorite resource because students have a great time with the group work and re-enactment presentations. They also LOVE the wilderness first aid activities!

★NEW!★ – This unit now includes all student docs in Fill-in Google Slides and Google Forms for “Distance Learning!” 

  • Here is more about this resource:


-You can choose from 2 versions-Online or on SmartPhone:


1) Student groups use the “British Red Cross First Aid Skills Group Sheet” to go through videos and answers questions on 16 first aid topics. QR Codes make this activity easy-access and perfect for teachers without a computer lab!

NOTE: Live links can be clicked from Google Slides, or QR CODES can be read on Google Slides!




2) Students use the American Red Cross First Aid Smartphone App to go through videos and answers questions on 15 first aid topics. No computer lab needed!

Topics include:

1. Unconscious and not breathing

2. Heart attack

3. Stroke

4. Choking

5. Bleeding heavily

6. Head injury

7. Seizures / epilepsy

8. Unconscious and breathing

9. Asthma attack

10. Broken bone

11. Burns

12. Hypothermia

13. Meningitis

14. Poisoning / harmful substances

15. Strains and sprains

16. Diabetes


Next, students will have fun with “First Aid Injury and Response Scenario Reenactments” that they will present to class! (Be sure to warn others in your school in case they see your students in emergency situations!)


There’s more: Show linked videos to teach C.P.R. and how to use an A.E.D. machine, or give a Red Cross Quiz.


-Get interactive with partners practicing “Wilderness First Aid” skills on how to wrap sprained ankles, and make a leg splint and arm sling.


-Finish up the unit with “First Aid Cartoons,” “First Aid Kits” and more!



  • Standards are met with this program:


-Meets All 8 National Standards,

-Meets 4 State Standards

-Meets 4 Common Core Standards




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  • Here is what is included in this resource:


-119 pages of step-by-step teacher directions

-A 42-Slide PowerPoint that walks you through the lessons

-9 Documents (ALL student docs on 37 GOOGLE SLIDES and 2 Google Forms)

-Printable copies of State, National, and Common Core Standards. (All 8 National Standards, 4 State Standards, and 4 Common Core Standards are met in this resource!)

-Learning Targets and printable posters for each lesson

-“Success Criteria Sheet” for students to copy target at beginning of class, and answer questions at the end of class




  • Here are the lessons included in the First Aid Unit:


DAY 1:

-FUN intro video

-First Aid Group Work in groups of 3

-“First Aid Skills Group Sheet” with videos to walk them through scenarios!

-Either use the British version with”Q.R. Coded Worksheet” or use the “American Red Cross First Aid Smartphone App (Students can access websites directing from the QR Code or Smartphone App!)


DAY 2:

-Fun First Aid Cartoon

-Finish First Aid Group Work

-Decide which injury to do for group injury reenactment activity

-First aid animation video

-Begin reenactment injury response planning


DAY 3 + 4:

-Students work on injury response reenactment scenarios

-Group Grading Rubric included!


DAY 5:

-Groups perform reenactment scenarios to class!

-Optional “Emergency Evacuation Pan with Family Homework”


DAY 6:

-Optional video intro

-“CPR Card Template”

-C.P.R. Video “New CPR Guidelines for Adults” and “Video Review Sheet” and Key

-Retro “Stayin’ Alive” music!

-C.P.R. and how to use an AED

-Optional School Nurse, Paramedic, Fireman, other professional guest, or teacher teach C.P.R. training


DAY 7, 8, 9:

-Wilderness First Aid videos

-Optional “Back Pack Advice Video”

-“Wilderness First Aid” lessons:

Wrapping sprained ankles

Making a leg splint

Making an arm sling


DAY 10:

-Unit Assessment Options

-Student-Created PowerPoint Slide Quiz

-Online American Red Cross Quizzes

-Kahoot Online Interactive Quizzes


DAY 11 + 12:

-Public Service Announcements Examples

-Students create “Public Service Posters”

-“Art Rubric” included


DAY 13 + 14:

-First Aid Cartoons!


DAY 15:

-Creating a First Aid Kit from the American Red Cross List


DAY 16:

-Additional Videos, including: Adult, Infant and Child C.P.R., and

Babysitting and Life Guarding.



  • Here are more details about this program:

-State, National, and Common Core Standards met are listed at the top of each lesson, and are also all listed in the main “Table of Contents” for easy reference!

-“Learning Targets,” “Exit Tasks,” and “Daily Assessments” are also listed at the top of each lesson.

-Table of Content Links ALL daily lessons for quick navigation!



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Mrs. S.

Health Education Today, Inc.

Master of Education

National Board Certified Health Teacher


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