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Fainting - resources and lesson plans

This first aid teaching module helps students to understand what causes people to faint and how to provide some basic first aid to treat someone who has fainted.

Lesson overview – fainting

This first aid teaching module shows students what to look out for and what they need to do when someone has fainted.

The lesson plan includes suggested activities and key vocabulary about fainting. By the end of the lesson, students will understand what causes fainting and know how to treat someone that has fainted.

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Pupil practising a head bandage.

More information

Get more information about fainting in the first aid section of our website, where you can also watch our video to see what to do if someone has fainted.

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