first aid

First Aid

In the event of a Serious Illness or Injury on campus, assess the situation and call 9-911 if the situation warrants (remember, safety is our first concern).  The campus nurse is available at the NNU Wellness Center (extension 8466) Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - noon, by appointment only.  Walk in clinic Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m...

BLEEDING:

  1. Apply direct pressure on the wound.
  2. Elevate the body part.
  3. Have another person call 9-911 if necessary, and then call Campus Safety at 8911.
  4. Do not apply a tourniquet.

UNCONSCIOUS:

  1. If CPR-trained, follow correct procedures.  If not CPR-trained, keep victim flat on his or her back and tilt their head slightly back to maintain the airway.
  2. Check for medical emergency ID bracelet.
  3. Telephone 9-911.

BURNS:

  1. Chemical Burns - Flood burn area with cold water for 15 minutes.
  2. Blistered Burns - Keep victim quiet and comfortable.
  3. Telephone 9-911 as necessary or Campus Safety at 8911.

FRACTURES & SPRAINS:

  1. Keep the victim still.
  2. Keep injured area immobile.
  3. Contact 9-911, and Campus Safety at 8911