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Reading this page does not satisfy any requirement for any merit badge. Per National regulations, the only person who may sign off on requirements is a Merit Badge Counselor, duly registered and authorized by the local Council. To obtain a list of registered Merit Badge Counselors, or to begin a Merit Badge, please contact your Scoutmaster or Council Service Center. Note: a Wikipedia book on First Aid is under development.
See Earning the Scout Badge, Earning the Tenderfoot Rank, Earning the Second Class Rank, and the First Class Rank. Explain how you would obtain emergency medical assistance from your house, on a wilderness camping trip, and during an activity on open water.
At home: Keep emergency numbers posted at the phone along with your address. 911 service is available in most areas.