2022 EMS Symposium and Acute Care Hospital Integration

Target Audience

This online educational enduring material is designed for EMS providers.  Its purpose is to address the knowledge and skills of the pre-hospital to hospital care for patients.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this online enduring material, participants should be able to:

The Impact of Crush Injury:  What I Learned from the Wicked Witch of the East

  • Identify patients at risk
  • Describe the symptoms and treatment modalities for crush syndrome
  • Discuss potential means to prevent crush syndrome
  • Determine the positive impact a comprehensive multi-disciplinary and clinical staff caring for trauma patients

Vaginal Delivery Outside of the Hospital with Neonatal Resuscitation

  • Identify signs of imminent delivery
  • Identify patients at risk for shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord prolapse, and post-partum hemorrhage.
  • Discuss the safe delivery of a baby
  • Review basic steps of neonatal resuscitation
  • Identify equipment needed
  • Review newborn ventilation techniques including ventilation corrective steps (MR SOPA)
  • Review strategies needed to resuscitate babies outside of the hospital

The Recognition and Treatment of Common Overdoses and Toxidromes

  • Discuss the general principles of toxic ingestions
  • Define the common toxidromes and approaches to treatment
  • Discuss specific toxic overdoses through case studies

Emergency Response to Sexual Assault

  • Define types of sexual violence & prevalence
  • Legal rights of victims of sexual assault
  • Discuss types of biological evidence and how to preserve it
  • Discuss the EMS response to the sexual assault patient
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 Attendance
  • 3.00 EMS Credit
    Texas Health Resources is an approved CE provider for EMS Providers (DSHS Program Approval Number: 600827) through the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • 3.50 Nursing Contact Hour(s)
    In support of improving patient care, Texas Health Resources is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
    • 0.50 Ethics Credit(s)
Course opens: 
05/18/2022
Course expires: 
05/18/2023
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

Available Credit

  • 3.00 Attendance
  • 3.00 EMS Credit
    Texas Health Resources is an approved CE provider for EMS Providers (DSHS Program Approval Number: 600827) through the Texas Department of State Health Services.
  • 3.50 Nursing Contact Hour(s)
    In support of improving patient care, Texas Health Resources is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
    • 0.50 Ethics Credit(s)

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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