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SPM 100 Skill Lab #4:C-spine_small

C-Spine Immobilization, Hemorrhage Control and Splinting Extremities

OBJECTIVES/COMPETENCIES  At the end of this lab, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and review appropriate cervical spine immobilization.
  • Demonstrate and review appropriate measures to control external hemorrhage. 
  • Demonstrate and review appropriate splinting techniques for extremity injuries.  

Read the c-spine immobilization, hemorrhage control and splinting extremities notes and review log roll/spinal immobilization handout prior to the session.  Also review PowerPoint presentation on Skills Lab 4 , which may be printed out as a handout.  Take on-line pre-test, then print and bring to scheduled lab session.

 

WEB BASED INFORMATION / NOTES :

  http://www.brooksidepress.org/Products/OperationalMedicine/DATA/operationalmed/Manuals/Standard1stAid/toc.htm

  http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/ems/guidelines/etg.html 

        Trauma #4: Fractures and Dislocations

        Appendices #4: Glasgow Coma Scale

 

EQUIPMENT :  None

 

DRESS :  Comfortable Clothes.  


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