Scorpions can be found throughout most of the United States. However, the only scorpion commonly thought to be dangerous to a healthy adult is the bark scorpion, which is typically found in the Southwest. In most cases, a scorpion sting calls for only some minor first aid and perhaps some rest. But bites from a bark scorpion, or bites to children, elderly, or ill people, may require additional first aid. This course explains first aid for a scorpion bite. It also explains where scorpions live and what they look like; gives tips for preventing scorpion bites; and explains the symptoms of scorpion bites.
- Describe what a scorpion looks like
- Explain where in the United States scorpions live
- Explain the type of areas where scorpions tend to be found
- State where the only potentially fatal scorpion in the United States lives
- List some tips for preventing scorpion stings
- List some symptoms of mild reactions to scorpion stings
- Explain proper first aid for mild scorpion stings
- List some symptoms of severe reactions to scorpion stings
- Explain proper first aid for severe reactions to scorpion stings
13 Minutes (8 min. video + 5 min. test)
PLEASE NOTE: All DVDs include a link printed on the inside cover for customers to download printable tests and other documents.