Face and eye injuries



Students learn how to identify and provide immediate treatment for common injuries to the face and eye. I usually teach this unit within the head injury unit since they often go hand-in-hand.

Lesson Time

Face segment
55 Minutes
Eye segment
80 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Health Science and Medical Technology Health Science and Medical Technology
Grade Levels
  • 11
  • 12

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (4)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Identify common injuries of the eye and face.
  • Understand the anatomy of the eye and face as it relates to common injuries.
  • Recognize the relationship between face/eye injuries and head injuries.
  • Recognize when the use of universal precautions is necessary when treating face/eye injuries.
  • Demonstrate techniques used in the evaluation of face/eye injuries.
  • Identify the proper immediate care for face/eye injuries.

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