Patient Care Considerations for the Austere Environment
This training is a comprehensive review of hypothermia, trauma activation protocols per Centura Health PreHospital Services and avalanche triage and resuscitation. These topics combined form a review of patient care considerations for the austere environment - at 12,000 ft above sea level in the winter months. Hands-on practice with a hypowrap to treat/prevent hypothermia. More hands-on and comprehensive incorporation of these topics to follow in a multidisciplinary training. Knowledge check with 80% or better score on an online quiz made available through the end of March. Instructor available for questions by email 7 days/week, or in person 4 days/week
Arapahoe Basin Ski Patrol
Review anatomy and physiology of hypothermia.
Patient packaging in hypothermia wrap in prep for extended patient extrication.
Trauma Activation protocols
Avalanche Triage and Resuscitation
Emily Marotta, EMT-IV
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).
- 0.25 Cardio
- 0.25 NCCP-Cardio: Cardiac Arrest
- 0.25 Medical
- 0.25 NCCP-Medical: Special Healthcare Needs
- 0.25 State, Local, and Individual
- 0.25 Trauma
- 0.25 NCCP-Trauma: Triage