Winter/Cold Emergencies is a no-cost training as a result of collaborative efforts between Barron County stakeholders to provide enhanced incident management and patient care.
This five (5) hour training provides how to identify, assess, and treat winter and cold related emergencies. There will be a 60 minute lecture from Dr. Carpenter (Lakeview Medical Center), followed by a 60 minute skills session, and then a 2-hour hands-on field scenario.
Topics will include:
Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
C-Spine Considerations involving Helmets
Wilderness Transport Options
Overview of Local Resources
Incident Management and Special Considerations
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Pre-hospital personnel from EMS, fire departments, first responder agencies, air medical programs, and hospital staff.
CONTINUING EDUCATION (CEs)
This course is approved for (4) CEs through WI EMS as topical or flexible content hours.
Field scenario will be held outside, please dress appropriately.