The Junior First Aid badge is part of the “Legacy” badge set introduced in 2011. It replaces the retired First Aid badge.
Activity #1: Learn the First Steps To Take in an Emergency
- Make posters OR
- Create a skit OR
- Make a short video
Activity #2: Talk to First Responders
- Talk to an EMT or firefighter OR
- Talk to police officers OR
- Tour an emergency room or hospital
Dr. Justin Pittman, MD
Dr. Justin Pittman is an emergency room doctor at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received his MD degree from Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program and completed his fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital.
In his spare time, Dr. Pittman enjoys spending time with his wife and son.
Activity #3: Make a Portable First Aid Kit
- Make a first aid kit that fits in your backpack OR
- Make a kit that hits in a car's glove box OR
- Make a personal kit
Activity #4: Find out How to Handle Urgent First Aid Issues
- With your Junior friends, organize a panel discussion OR
- Research situations that require fast action OR
- Go on a field trip to an emergency room
Activity #5: Know How to Take Care of Someone Who's Sick
- Read about illnesses and how to treat them OR
- Visit a medical clinic OR
- Talk to family members and neighbors