Hypothermia and Cardiac Chest Pain
Identify the signs and symptoms of hypothermia and cardiac emergencies. Familiarization with the hypothermia wrap, how and when to use it, and special transport considerations for the hypothermic patient. Identify medications used to treat cardiac chest pain (for BLS and ALS providers) - their indications/contraindications. Discussion of transport considerations for the cardiac patient in an austere environment.
Arapahoe Basin Summer Mountain Patrol
Identify stages of hypothermia
preventing fatal cardiac arrhythmias
preventing afterdrop and awareness of circumrescue collapse.
identify signs and symptoms of cardiac emergencies
treatment and transport of the cardiac patient
Charles Zach Schiess, EMT-P
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).
- 1.00 Cardio
- 0.50 NCCP-Cardio: Cardiac Arrest
- 0.50 NCCP-Cardio: Post-Resuscitation Care