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sweet pink thanked Korvo One's answer

Yes, it should be taught in school. Gives the kids an idea of what an emergency situation is, and not be afraid, but rather act. (I too learned First Aid through the Cub Scouts)

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sweet pink thanked Not Online Anymore's answer

A first aid class doesn't even scratch the surface on what needs to be done to help someone in an emergency situation. Giving someone a small amount of training and then cutting them loose to "act" is an invitation for them to do more harm then good. There is a reason there are 5 levels … Read more

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sweet pink thanked Gator Blu's answer

When I was in high school it was part of our health class, which was a required class. That was quite a while ago, so I don't know that it is still true, but if it isn't it should be. I learned more useful information from that class that just about anything else I took … Read more

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sweet pink thanked Ancient Hippy's answer

I think it should but then you have the people that would sue someone that applied first aid with a negative outcome. It's human nature to help another human but there are those that hesitate due to the politically correct, sue happy world we live in.