Educational or Curriculum

First Aid for Rural Medical Emergencies (F.A.R.M.E.)

Initiative Description: First Aid for Rural Medical Emergencies (F.A.R.M.E.)addresses basic steps in accessing emergency medical services, stabilizing accident scenes, delivering first aid, and considering risk factors for preventing injury or illness to rural and farm residents.

Study Results: Increased first aid knowledge.

Reference: Carruth, A. k., Pryor, S., Cormier, C., Bateman, A., Matzke, B., & Gilmore, K. (2010). Evaluation of a school-based train-the-trainer intervention program to teach first aid and risk reduction among high school students. Journal Of School Health, 80(9), 453-460.

Level of Evidence: 2 out of 5 stars Good