Spinal Motion Restriction

April 30, 2023

Review of spinal motion restriction protocol per Denver Metro. This protocol has an additional memo from our medical direction, Dr. Marc Doucette, unique to our agency re: moving a patient from SMR precautions. This training is for BLS and ALS ski patrollers as well as our volunteer paramedics that staff the A-Basin First Aid Room in the Base Area. Hands-on practice with the vacuum mattress, cervical collars and scoops. Additional discussion on protocols: spinal trauma, face and neck trauma, head trauma. Opportunities for question and answer session after presentation.

Target Audience

Arapahoe Basin Ski Patrol, volunteer paramedics for A-Basin

Learning Objectives

Practice spinal motion restriction with various types of equipment - vacuum mattress, scoop, longboard

C-collar application

Additional memo from medical direction re: discontinuing SMR precautions

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Trauma
    • 1.00 NCCP-Trauma: Central Nervous System
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/30/2023 - 10:30
Event ends: 
04/30/2023 - 11:30
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
Dillon, CO 80435
United States
+1 (970) 513-5715

Devon Haire, 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).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Trauma
    • 1.00 NCCP-Trauma: Central Nervous System


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