University of Colorado System

Trauma Emergencies and Care

This course is part of Become an EMT Specialization

Taught in English

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Arthur Pliaconis
Whitney Barrett, MD
Angela Wright, MD

Instructors: Arthur Pliaconis

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11 hours (approximately)
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There are 4 modules in this course

Are you ready to take on trauma? From the battlefield to highways, traumatic injuries were the catalyst for developing systems to move patients to places that they could receive more advanced care. In this module we will talk about what trauma is and why it deserves special attention when it comes to patient care.

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9 videos7 readings2 quizzes

In this module we will discuss the physiology of bleeding, and how hemorrhage, or excessive bleeding, leads to shock. We will review the CV system, and discuss about different types of blood loss, how it leads to shock, and then ultimately how to manage hemorrhagic shock before shock leads to death.

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11 videos3 readings1 quiz

In this module we will discuss various soft tissue injuries, including burns. Before watching the videos in this module please review your anatomy, specifically of the skin. As we cover soft tissue injuries, you will note that there are varying degrees of injury that can occur with trauma, and many of the classifications have to do with how deep or how much damage is done, and in what way, to the skin and blood vessels.

What's included

12 videos3 readings1 quiz

We will cover trauma isolating different parts of the body and what injuries you should consider in these particular areas. Having an understanding of what injuries may be present can help you determine where you patient may need to go, and how quickly you need to get them there. It will be helpful for each of these videos to review the pertinent anatomy associated with the body system we are discussing.

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10 videos3 readings1 quiz

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Arthur Pliaconis
University of Colorado System
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