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Trauma can offer numerous challenges for crews to consider have a look at our range of Trauma CPD below

Trauma CPD

Traumatic jobs can range in their setting and environment where injuries can vary depending on the mechanism. Traumatic scenarios can create difficulties for ambulance staff where they have to review safety aspects, consider trauma pathology and its’ differing management, manage extrication and transport of patients to potential major trauma centres, and so on. Depending on your location in the country and role, crews may go long periods of time between trauma calls and patients, leaving the potential for some knowledge and skill fade.

In our trauma CPD section, we cover numerous subjects and elements surrounding trauma and its’ pathology. Below you can find our CPD content in the form of quizzes, workbooks, and videos:

Prehospital care has developed rapidly over the past four decades, this development has seen paramedics and other prehospital clinicians adopt the patient management regimes developed, researched, and implemented from the …
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Although the likelihood of attending a call where a crush injury or syndrome is present, a patient presenting with the injury will cause a significant challenge to the clinician on …
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Welcome to the Crush Injury and Syndrome lesson. Crush Injury and Syndrome are rare presentations within the UK pre-hospital environment, more likely to be found in building collapse or war …
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Welcome to the Pelvic Trauma and Types CPD Study Session. Here we will review some of the pathophysiology and injury involved when dealing with traumatic pelvic injuries. Review the instructions …
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Welcome to the Trauma Theory and Management Lesson. Trauma can present with different pathologies to medical, often requiring different treatment and management. How we deal with trauma over the years …
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Head injury through trauma can be a common presentation to the ambulance service. The severity can range from minor injury to life-threatening. When dealing with a head injury, numerous pathophysiological …
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