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Managing Hypothermia and the Near Drowning Patient

February 1, 2023 @ 09:00 - 11:00
Concord

Wednesday

Description

This module will focus on our management of patients in varying states of hypothermia, specifically managing the hypothermic patient and identifying what tools we have access to for assessment and treatment. As water rescues also may involve hypothermia management, this course will also cover water safety and how to manage the near drowning patient.

Learning Objectives:
– How to assess and handle hypothermia in the prehospital setting.
– How does hypothermia affect us?
– What assessment tools should be implemented on the ambulance for the hypothermic individual?
– What steps should be taken to stabilize the hypothermic pt?
– Identify the safety risks associated with the near-drowning pt?
– What are the different phases of drowning?
– What changes between a cold water immersion vs cold water submersion?

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Registration Opens: Monday December 19, 2022 @ 00:00
Registration Closes: Tuesday January 25, 2022 @ 16:00

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Registration will be available on December 19, 2022

Details

Date:
February 1, 2023
Time:
09:00 - 11:00
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Maria Varanka
Phone:
603-223-4200
Email:
maria.c.varanka@dos.nh.gov

Other

CREF
2323CON4055
Sponsoring Agency
NH Fire Academy & EMS
Registration
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Location

Richard M. Flynn Training Facility
98 Smokey Bear Blvd
Concord, NH 03301 United States
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