Amputations Field to Recovery



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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