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:

  • KS4 Chest Pain Lesson Plan (doc) - 60 KB
  • KS4 Chest Pain Presentation (ppt) - 6.48 MB
  • KS4 A36 Create Circulatory System (doc) - 1.95 MB
  • KS4 A48 Answer Sheet (doc) - 162 KB
  • KS4 A48 Heart Research Task (doc) - 170 KB
  • KS4 A49 Circulatory System and Organs (doc) - 1.13 MB
  • KS4 Your Turn Chest Pain (ppt) - 994 KB
  • KS4 Your Turn Heart Attack (ppt) - 1.73 MB

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

  1. recognise when a casualty has chest pain
  2. provide first aid to a casualty who has chest pain
  3. seek help when necessary for a casualty who has chest pain.

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