Patient Packaging and Wheeled Litter Patient Transport

June 15, 2022

The purpose of this training was to familiarize summer medical staff with equipment for low-angle patient transport and field extrication. A Stokes litter with "fat-tire" was assembled and used. Discussed and practiced rescuer safety for lifting and carrying patients. Discussed proper PPE for transporting patient in wheeled litter - gloves, helmets when necessary. Practiced use of hand brake. And traveled over uneven terrain.

Target Audience

Arapahoe Basin Ski Patrol

Learning Objectives

Patient packaging

Use of wheeled litter

Transport of a patient over unven terrain

Proper lifting mechanics

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 State, Local, and Individual
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/15/2022 - 13:00
Event ends: 
06/15/2022 - 14:00
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
Dillon, CO 80435
United States
+1 (970) 513-5715

Devon Haire, EMT-P and SAR Mission Coordinator for Summit County Rescue Group

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

  • 1.00 State, Local, and Individual


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