This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
If you have any questions in using this SLM or any difficulty in answering the tasks in this module, do not hesitate to consult your teacher or facilitator.
- Manage injuries and adapt first aid procedures for remote areas.
This module was designed and written with you in mind. It is here to help you master the nature of Aquaculture. The scope of this module permits it to be used in many different learning situations. The language used recognizes the diverse vocabulary level of students. The lessons are arranged to follow the standard sequence of the course. But the order in which you read them can be changed to correspond with the textbook you are now using.
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. Correctly manage problems and treatment associated with dislocated joints in accordance with established procedures;
2. Correctly perform first aid treatment of Pelvic and Chest injuries and fractures of limbs, including the immobilization techniques, in accordance with established procedures;
3. Identify the symptoms and signs of sprains and strains in accordance with established procedures;
4. Apply safety precautions needed to prevent accidents, illness, injuries and infection in remote areas;
5. Identify the factors involving the prevention of heat and cold exposure;
6. Discuss the factors involving the prevention of heat and cold exposure;
7. Identify the signs and symptoms of hyperthermia and hypothermia;
8. Apply appropriate first aid procedures in hyperthermia and hypothermia;
9. Manage casualty with severe injuries including transport from remote situation;
10.Identify the necessary first aid and resources and emergency equipment required for remote area; and
11. Identify symptoms and signs of fractures (simple and complicated).