31 August 2012

Traumatic Injury Management Course Description

Traumatic Injury Management

 This intensive four hour class is intended to provide the attendee with the education and training needed to treat them or another immediately following a traumatic injury, prior to the arrival of EMS.   This class is for informational purposes only and does not certify the attendee to provide medical care. The following topics will be covered-

  • Packing your TIM Kit
  • Patient Assessment  
  • How to use Quikclot
  •  How to use an Israeli Bandage
  •  How to use a CAT Tourniquet
  • Shock
  • Penetrating Injuries
  •  Burns
  •  Crushing Injuries
  •  Traumatic Amputations

Class will be both lecture and hands on. Attendees will be placed in controlled scenarios requiring them to assess and treat the patient before giving report to EMS.

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