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Emergency Measures for Hand Trauma for EMS

Green Clock Hours: 1.00

This continuing education program addresses the management of patients with hand trauma. The incidence of hand-related trauma accounts for about 20% the visits to the emergency department (ED), with male adults and adolescents sustaining the majority injuries (DynaMed, 2020).  The failure to properly preserve amputated digits, assess for emergent complications, and properly cleanse such injuries can result in long-term functional consequences for the injured.

The goal of this course is to provide emergency medical service professionals (EMS) in prehospital settings with a review of the assessment and treatment of patients with hand trauma.



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Course Description

This continuing education program addresses the management of patients with hand trauma. The incidence of hand-related trauma accounts for about 20% the visits to the emergency department (ED), with male adults and adolescents sustaining the majority injuries (DynaMed, 2020).  The failure to properly preserve amputated digits, assess for emergent complications, and properly cleanse such injuries can result in long-term functional consequences for the injured.

The goal of this course is to provide emergency medical service professionals (EMS) in prehospital settings with a review of the assessment and treatment of patients with hand trauma.



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