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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Homesteading. (Note that this BB is part of a four-part choose your own adventure called Little List. You must complete four Badge Bits in the Little List.)

In this Badge Bit, you will create or restock a first aid kit.



Some related articles on makign first aid kits
  - How to Create a Home First Aid Kit
  - How to Build Your Own First Aid Kit
  - Make a First Aid Kit
  - DIY Dollar Store First Aid Kit











To complete this BB, the minimum requirements are:
  - you must create or restock a first aid kit (that needs restocking)

To show you've completed this Badge Bit, you must provide:
   - a before picture of the supplies to create your first aid kit (or of the current status of a first aid kit)
   - a list of the supplies in the first aid kit being created (or a list of supplies in stock and out of stock in the first aid kit)
   - an after picture of he completed first aid kit you made (or of the newly restocked first aid kit)
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First Aid kit that I keep in the back of my truck. Its an old hard case that used to hold my camera and accessories.
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Hard case First Aid Kit
Hard case First Aid Kit
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Contents of existing kit
Contents of existing kit
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Adding these items
Adding these items
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Finished kit stuffed full
Finished kit stuffed full
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List of items in the improved kit
List of items in the improved kit
Staff note (Dave Burton) :

I hereby certify this BB as complete!

 
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I didn't even realize this was a BB! Woohoo, this should be a fun one, and I already have everything I need!

I've got a pretty extensive collection of medical supplies: most of them are just basic stuff like cold meds, pain killers, tummy stuff, but I have a pretty good stock of more traditional First Aid supplies. I also have a little kit made up so my family can just grab it and bring me what I need.

I needed to replace some expired stuff, so took some pictures to fulfill my BB!
Here's what's in the First Aid "Go Kit"

Ammonia Inhalants
Iodine prep swabs
Alcohol-based cleaning swabs
Alcohol-free sterowipes
Sterile Eye Wash
Epi-pen
Assorted sterile gauze
Sterile eye pad
3 Triangle bandages and saftey pins
2 Rolls of gauze tape (small and large)
1 Roll non-sterile gauze wrap
Paracetamol
Assorted bandaids
Anti-itch stick
Gloves
4 Sterile suture kits
Sterile wound glue (Mastisol, suture alternative)
Sterile #15 blades
Blade handle
Locking Forceps
Assorted tweezers
Nail Trimmer
Sterile punch tool
Blunt-tip scissors
Tourniquet

My old Lifeguarding pouch contains my CPR mask and one-way valve, and is always buckled to the Go Kit.

I've had training on how to use all of my tools, including the suture kits (worked in a clinic and assisted with minor inpatient surgical procedures).
There are more specialized tools in my general supplies, but they aren't needed as often so they stay in the big drawer.



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Supplies unpacked
Supplies unpacked
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Repacking
Repacking
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Supplies Tetris
Supplies Tetris
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Complete minor-emergency go-kit
Complete minor-emergency go-kit
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The Big Drawer of Everything!
The Big Drawer of Everything!
Staff note (Mike Haasl) :

I hereby certify this BB complete!

 
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The smaller kit is my trauma kit and the larger one is my home's main first aid kit.


The trauma kit is in good shape.  Chest seals, z-clot bandages, CAT tourniquet, and tons of other stuff all neatly arranged so I know exactly where it is.  I even put cute little reflectors on it.


This one is a nightmare. Disorganized.  Multiples of stuff I don't want and missing stuff I do.  



So here's the list:


Here's the purchased resupply.  I also cleaned it, organized it, and put things in labeled boxes or clear bags.



Here's the refurbished kit:





Staff note (jordan barton) :

I hereby certify this BB complete!

 
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We had a bunch of medical supplies in a cardboard box,  but I managed to get ahold of an old empty first aid kit bag, so packed the most used items into it.  Not sure if that counts as a resupply or a creation. Either way it works.

Kit bag
Emergency info sheets
Space blanket
Emergency hydration
Scissors
Tweezers
Pepto
Allergy pills
Salve
Peppermint oil
Bergamot/eucalyptus/mint muscle rub
Antibiotic cream
Cortisone
Tinactin
Orajel
Alcohol swabs
Gauze pads
Cotton swabs
Various sizes of bandaids
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Before packing pt1
Before packing pt1
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Before packing 2
Before packing 2
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Some of the interior pt1
Some of the interior pt1
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Some of the interior pt2
Some of the interior pt2
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Some of the interior pt3
Some of the interior pt3
 
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One of the "joys" of living with others is that some people tend to put things wherever it's convenient for them, not necessarily where they go.  Fixed!

Car kit:
Moleskin
ace bandage
tape
scissors
rolled gauze
peppermint oil
gloves
cold pack
insect sting pen
ear drops
tweezers
first aid cream
antibiotic cream
burn cream
alcohol wipes
cleaning wipes
motrin
aspirin
alka selzer cold
various sizes of band-aids
inhaler


home:
gauze bandage rolls
various sizes of band-aids
wet wipes
rolled gauze (smaller)
2x2 gauze sponges
alcohol wipes
tweezers
lidocaine cream
first aid cream
antibiotic ointment
wart remover
arnica
aspirin
ibuprofen
Wally's ear oil
ace bandages
thermometer
chapstick
cleansing wipes
bluboro astringent
hand sanitizer wipes
cortizone cream
cotton balls
sterile needle
gloves
medical tape
moist towlettes
first aid guide
chlorhexidine gluconate cloths

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Contents spread out -- not all belong in here.
Contents spread out -- not all belong in here.
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This is how I found them...
This is how I found them...
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Now organized for the car
Now organized for the car
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Easy to find stuff when it's organized
Easy to find stuff when it's organized
Staff note (Mike Haasl) :

I certify this BB complete along with your newest air badge!

 
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