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I Promise Not To Tell – Child Abuse

I Promise Not To Tell – Child Abuse

Child abuse, or non accidental injury to a child, is one of the most difficult calls for EMS providers to respond to. This presentation will help you feel more comfortable in recognizing what is, and isn’t, child abuse and what your responsibilities are as a mandatory reporter and to yourself and your crew. This installment of our Pediatric and Obstetric Awareness Boot Camps where you will also discover:

The true meaning of child abuse and how to define it.
The FOUR different categories of child abuse. Yes is more than one.
The patterns of injury that are characteristic of abuse
Your responsibilities as an EMS Provider with regards to reporting abuse (more…)

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Critter Catching 101 – OB Emergencies

Critter Catching 101 – OB Emergencies

Watch this presentation with Lisa Hollett, RN from Penn State-Hershey Medical Center. She discusses the call that makes us all nervous. A refresher look at OB emergencies including childbirth, miscarriages, PIH and care of the newborn. Intended for all levels of providers:

•A refresher look at OB emergencies
•Emergency childbirth
•Dealing with miscarriages in the field.
•Care of the newborn
•OB GYN case studies (more…)

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Trauma for Two – Trauma in Pregnancy

Trauma for Two – Trauma in Pregnancy

In this Boot Camp session our special guest Lisa Hollett, RN from Penn State-Hershey Medical Center presented on Trauma in Pregnancy. This targeted session will discuss the anatomical and physiological changes in pregnancy and how they both relate and affect the pregnant trauma patient. Lisa will also cover various mechanisms of injury and how they relate to pregnant vs. non-pregnant patients. Other key points in this session are:

•Why should we care about these types of patients?
•How are pregnant patients different?
•Who is more important mom or baby?
•How can trauma in pregnancy be prevented
•What are the implications of trauma during pregnancy?
•Case discussions (more…)

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Childbirth and Complications in EMS

Great audio presentation on childbirth and complications. Includes eclampsia and very EMS targeted. (more…)

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Developmental Aspects Of Pediatric Patients

Get the Do’s and Don’ts  for interacting with your pediatric patients. This download offers milestones for different age groups and how you can communicate with them as a pre hospital care professional. (more…)

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A&P Differences In The Pediatric Patient

This download covers some key differences when looking at your pediatric patients in regards to A&P and vital signs. (more…)

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Pediatric Anaphylaxis

The video below is on allergic reactions and anaphylaxis in the pediatric patient. Any protocols referenced are for NYS so be sure to follow your local guidelines.
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Understanding Neonates

Hi . Below is a neonate resource sure to help you in your patient assessments and clinical understanding. (more…)

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Pediatric Fever

Great video on pediatric patients presenting with a fever by an ED doc. It also includes a partner pdf file. (more…)

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Spontaneous Breech Delivery

A breech birth is the birth of a baby from a breech presentation. In the breech presentation the baby enters the birth canal with the buttocks or feet first as opposed to the normal head first presentation.

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