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Ch 1: MTLE Health: Injury Prevention & Safety Strategies

About This Chapter

We are here to help you get ready for your MTLE Health exam. Review critical information about injury prevention and safety strategies that you will need to be familiar with for the test.

MTLE Health: Injury Prevention & Safety Strategies - Chapter Summary

These video lessons and quizzes within this chapter present essential information about injury prevention and safety strategies. By exploring all the lessons in this chapter, you will be ready for questions on the MTLE Health exam that deal with the following:

  • Precautionary measures for residential safety
  • How to identify and avoid personal safety threats
  • Pedestrian and auto safety
  • Water and recreational safety
  • Preventing intentional injuries
  • Child proofing
  • Alcohol effects
  • Tobacco effects
  • Emergency care types
  • Preparing for weather emergencies

There are lesson transcripts that go along with this chapter's videos for your review. Some of the transcripts include links to extra text lessons that can further explain specific key topics and terms. You can watch the video lessons multiple times or use the video timeline feature to quickly access specific portions.

10 Lessons in Chapter 1: MTLE Health: Injury Prevention & Safety Strategies
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Residential Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

1. Residential Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

Residential safety involves safety measures that concern your home. This lesson will explain the many dangers that lurk at home and how you can avoid them.

Identifying & Avoiding Threats to Personal Safety

2. Identifying & Avoiding Threats to Personal Safety

In this lesson, you'll be learning about how to increase your students' personal safety. We'll go over ways to improve safety at school, as well as ways to teach them to be safe at home and on the way to and from school. This lesson will explore ways to teach young students and high school students about personal safety.

Pedestrian & Automotive Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

3. Pedestrian & Automotive Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

The safety of pedestrians and motor vehicle operators are often interlinked. This lesson will teach you about important safety measures you can take as a driver and a pedestrian to protect your life and those of others.

Water & Recreational Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

4. Water & Recreational Safety: Definition and Precautionary Measures

We all love to have fun, but that fun may come at a cost unless you are safe about recreation, namely water activities like boating and swimming. This lesson will show you why and what you can do to protect yourself.

Strategies to Prevent Intentional Injuries

5. Strategies to Prevent Intentional Injuries

Violent crimes occur on a daily basis, but that does not mean you have to be a victim. This lesson will outline some basic, but important tips and strategies you can use to keep yourself safe at home and in the outer world.

Child Proofing with Safety Equipment

6. Child Proofing with Safety Equipment

What dangers lurk, waiting to injure or even kill a child? What safety equipment can you use to prevent an injury to a child or even their death? This lesson focuses on safety equipment that can be used for a child's benefit for sport, car, and home.

The Effects of Alcohol: Physiological, Behavioral & Long-Term

7. The Effects of Alcohol: Physiological, Behavioral & Long-Term

If you've ever wondered why men seem to tolerate alcohol better than women or what alcohol does to the body and mind, then tune into this lesson for more information.

Tobacco Use: Addiction and Short-Term Effects

8. Tobacco Use: Addiction and Short-Term Effects

In this lesson, you will learn about why it is that smoking is so addictive and what the short-term consequences of tobacco use will result in. You will also find out how nicotine plays an important role in all of this.

Providing Emergency Care: Types & Methods

9. Providing Emergency Care: Types & Methods

This lesson will teach you the first important steps you may need to take during an emergency situation and some basic but important life-saving techniques you can use during such an emergency.

Safety Precautions for Weather Emergencies

10. Safety Precautions for Weather Emergencies

Hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning, and flooding! What should you do to prepare for weather emergencies like these? Let's learn about some important precautions to take when faced with these kinds of emergencies.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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