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American Red Cross Emergency Test (1990)

The American Red Cross Emergency Test was a TV special produced in coordination with Proctor & Gamble and aired on ABC on June 7, 1990. The format involved a 20-question interactive test that offered viewers to test their knowledge involving various accidents and emergencies. Click here for the video.

First Aid for sprained ankle

A sprained ankle is an injury that occurs when you roll, twist or turn your ankle in an awkward way. This can stretch or tear the tough bands of tissue (ligaments) that help hold your ankle bones together.Click here to watch a video that will teach you how to apply first aid for a sprained ankle.


How to tie a sling for arm or collar bone injury

The collarbone is a long, thin bone between your breastbone (sternum) and your shoulder. It is also called the clavicle. You have 2 collarbones, 1 on each side of your breastbone. They help to keep your shoulders in line. A broken collarbone is a common injury in young children and teenagers. This is because these bones DO NOT become hard until adulthood. Click here to watch a video that will teach you how to apply first aid for a sprained ankle. The most important thing to do if a collar bone injury is suspected is to immobilize your arm and shoulder with a sling. Click here and here to watch a video on how to tie a sling.


Bandaging techniques for a head injury

Head injuries can be mild or sometimes serious. Oftentimes a bandage is required. Click here for a demonstration of the correct head bandaging technique for both scalp and head wounds.