Managing the Agitated Patient and Psychological First Aid
Using resources from Responder Alliance and an article from Dr. Liz Lipton, MD, a practical discussion was had around managing an agitated and/or psychotic patient and provider safety. Discussion included differential diagnoses for psychotic behavior, potential treatment in the field and outside/community resources to help and provide scene safety.
Arapahoe Basin Ski Patrol
Differential diagnosis for psychotic behavior
Psychological First Aid as described by the Reponder Alliance
Emily Marotta, EMT
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 Medical
- 1.00 NCCP-Medical: Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies