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First Aid Basics

A guide to first aid skills

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First aid basic life support

This information can help you cope with any emergency.

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First aid for someone having heart attack

First aid for someone who may be having a heart attack

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First aid for someone who needs CPR

Learn first aid for someone who is unresponsive and not breathing

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First aid for someone with a broken bone

Learn first aid for someone who many have a broken bone

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First aid for someone who is choking

Learn first aid for someone who is choking (total obstruction)

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First aid for someone who has a burn or scalds

Learn first aid for someone who has a burn or scald

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First aid for someone who is bleeding heavily

Learn first aid for someone who is bleeding heavily.

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First aid for someone with a tick bite

If ticks are removed promptly, most bites cause no medical problems apart from some swelling and redness at the bite site.

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First aid for someone with a jellyfish sting

Stings from most jellyfish can be extremely painful, but do not usually require hospital treatment.

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First aid for someone with a spider bite

Learn first aid for someone bitten by a spider

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First aid for someone with a snake bite

Learn first aid for someone bitten by a snake

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Learn how to deliver first aid safely during COVID-19