Funded Short Course Trauma North

Trauma & Extrication Training Day

This fantastic one day course is based around RTC theory and includes live scenarios to enable more effective inter-agency working. Free to all SWAST staff, all grades welcome.

Trauma & Extrication Training Day

This fantastic one day course is based around RTC theory and includes live scenarios to enable more effective inter-agency working. Free to all SWAST staff, all grades welcome.

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Course Objectives

  • Demonstrate the use of correct terminology in extrication while working with the Fire Service.
  • Design and initiate a full extrication plan and emergency extrication plan for the appropriate situation and relay this to the team.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the following methods and equipment used by the fire service for patient extrication.
  • Have an understanding of first aid equipment carried by the Fire Service.
  • Show leadership, teamwork and correct critical thinking.
  • Set up clinical treatment area in the most appropriate location for immediate post extrication care allowing 360 degree access.
  • Demonstrate accurate treatment for the trauma patient including a full trauma primary survey.
  • Demonstrate the team approach to treating the critically un-well patient.
  • Demonstrate working with AFR managing a stable patient with a full extrication plan.
  • Demonstrate working with AFR managing a deteriorating patient where an emergency extrication plan has been initiated.
  • Demonstrate good communication between first paramedic on scene and fire incident commander (IC).
  • Demonstrate at all times knowledge and application of SWAST clinical guidelines and national guidance. Paramedics can also demonstrate wider reading with a view to discussion during debrief.

All grades are welcome!

Lunch is included. Please wear uniform, high vis and bring PPE.

New dates for 2018

 
  • Trauma & Extraction courses are on hold for the time being- we hope to have them back later in the year bigger and better!

How to book

Please ensure you have read the Terms & Conditions of booking for Funded Short Courses.
  • Click book now to book your space.
  • You can email to express interest if you'd like to be added to the waiting list, please include your name, email, mobile number, preferred course date and base station.
  • It is essential that you contact us if you are no longer able to attend so we can give your place to someone on the waiting list.
 

Trauma & Extrication Training Day

Next Available Date:
08:30 - 16:30
Multiple locations
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