This scenario based session focused on patient assessment for recognition of thoracic and abdominal injuries including flail chest, rib fracture, tension pneumothorax, and liver/splenic lacerations. BLS treatment discussed and hands-on practice with: rapid trauma assessment, stabilization of flail chest, oxygenation, treatment for hypothermia and shock including warming and fluid resuscitation. Discussion of ALS interventions included needle decompression.
Arapahoe Basin Ski Patrol
Review the physiological response of trauma triad and fluid resuscitation protocols
hands-on practice with vacuum mattress
Review rescue breathing for adult patient.
Stabilize chest wall injuries
Sean Fontain, EMT-P
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).
- 0.25 Airway, Ventilation, Respiratory
- 0.25 NCCP-ARV: Oxygenation
- 0.25 State, Local, and Individual
- 0.50 Trauma
- 0.25 NCCP-Trauma: Fluid Resuscitation
- 0.25 NCCP-Trauma: Triage