Patient Assessment

$45.00

Assessing an injured or sick patient is the foundation of back-country medicine.

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Description

Assessing an injured or sick patient is the foundation of back-country medicine. This module discusses steps for the proper initial management of patients in the wilderness.

Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the appropriate initial management methods
  • Assess an injured or sick patient
  • Describe the scene survey
  • Describe the primary survey
  • Describe the secondary survey
  • Describe the ongoing survey
  • Outline how to stabilize a neck
  • Explain the initial management of an airway
  • Describe how to stop massive bleeding
  • Explain how to create appropriate notes

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