Case Study Review: Vital Signs, MOI for Activation, Differential diagnosis

Copper Mountain, CO US

Review and Discussion of specific medical cases and responses on the ski hill with our Medical Director.

Target Audience


Learning Objectives

-Discuss importance of getting vital signs on scene: BP, HR use of pulse ox and threshold to activate

-Discuss MOI in 2 cases- skier vs snow and skier vs tree- factor in age and CC

-Discuss criteria for Flight for Life Activation: head injury, need for intubation, hypotension, uncontrolled breathing, Patroller/Responder discretion




Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 Medical
  • 0.75 Trauma
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Copper Mountain Ski Patrol
0182 Copper Circle
Copper Mountain, CO 80443
United States
+1 (970) 968-2318

Dr. Michael Ruygrok, MD

Director of Risk Management, Centura Mountain Division

Emergency Physician

Physician Advisor Copper Mtn. Ski Patrol

EMS Continuing Education approved by the State of Colorado through Centura Health Prehospital Services Training Center and Group # CO 039 (SAH), #CO 040 (PSF) and #CO 065 (SDG)

Available Credit

  • 0.25 Medical
  • 0.75 Trauma


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