Amputations for paramedics and EMT’s. The survival of amputations is dependent on the initial actions of EMTs and paramedics. EMS while on-duty or off is frequently first on scene and able to deploy life-saving care in minutes. This course reviews the initial care of amputations as well as care during the recovery period.
- History of amputations
- Blunt versus penetrating trauma
- Tourniquets deployment
- Feild amputations indications
- Assessment of near/complete amputations
- The emotional trauma of amputation
- Modern prosthetics
1 CEU CAPCE #MEDN-F3-3042
NJ OEMS 1732913865923
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