Trauma & Emergency Update course (TXE )

ITLS internationally accredited certificate. AHA BLS internationally accredited certificate

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Time is of the essence during the critical post insult “GOLDEN HOUR”.  Faced with ever escalating violence and motor vehicle collisions there is an urgent need to ensure that our health care providers  are equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage the poly- traumatized or critically ill patient.

The purpose of this course is to orientate the Health Care Provider to the initial assessment and management of the trauma or acutely ill patient, including the initiation of emergency procedures for life threatening condition.

 Upon completion of this course the health care provider will be able to;

A) Describe the concepts and principles of primary, secondary & ongoing patient assessment.

B) Establish management priorities in the event of a life threatening emergency  situation arising.

C) Make an accurate evaluation of the patients condition with regard to the mechanism of trauma  and current status.

D) Demonstrate in a given simulated clinical skill practicum, the following skills used in the assessment and management of a traumatized patient arriving in your department. 

 - Primary , secondary & ongoing patient assessment& SAMPLE history.

- Triage and prioritizing of patients in a mass casualty situation.

- Airway and ventilatory skills.

- AHA BLS for HCP CPR skills.

 Course Format

The course is presented with DVD’s power point presentations, facilitation of group discussions and hands on interactive practical skills.

Group Requests

Courses can be conducted for groups upon request, please email emergencycare.ed@gmail.com

Course Length:

4days

Student Materials:

ITLS provider manual, AHA BLS manual, Pocket Mask with one way valve for mouth to mask barrier device & gloves in hard case.

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