Who is this lesson for?

This lesson is suitable for pupils in Key Stage 4.

What is included in the lesson?

The teaching resources include a lesson plan, a presentation, worksheets, and suggested activities.

By the end of the lesson, pupils will be able to:

  1. identify a bone, muscle, or joint injury

  2. give first aid to a casualty who has a musculoskeletal injury

  3. identify when it is necessary to call for help and do so effectively.

Related first aid advice and techniques...

Strains and sprains

Injuries to the soft structure around the bones and joints are commonly called strains and sprains. They are often associated with sports activities.

Broken bones and fractures

A break or crack in a bone is called a fracture. Find out what to look for and what to do.

Dislocated joints

Dislocated joints happen when bones are pulled out of normal position. Find out what to look for and what to do.