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 N20191 - WS: Wilderness Medicine Top 10 - Repeat
Saturday, May 16, 2020
01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
$100   $   CME 
Location: 209
Description:
CME NUMBER: N20191
Hands-on Workshop: A ticket is required for participation. This workshop is an overview of common topics in wilderness medicine including environmental emergencies, patient assessment, drowning, CPR considerations, musculoskeletal injuries, advanced hemorrhage control, HEENT injuries, envenomation, wound management, and commonly used knots. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice wound packing/tourniquet use in the wilderness environment, improvised splinting and MSK immobilization, fracture/dislocation reduction, and hypothermia wrap/rope litter construction.

At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

• Define the core principles of patient assessment, stabilization and evacuation in the wilderness environment
• Identify the signs and symptoms of hypo/hyperthermia and their management in the wilderness environment
• Identify the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis and envenomation and their management in the wilderness environment
• Demonstrate understanding of wound care and advanced hemorrhage control techniques (pressure dressing/tourniquet use) in the wilderness environment
• Identify musculoskeletal emergencies(fractures/dislocations) and their treatment( immobilization/reduction) in the wilderness environment

PHARMACOLOGY

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