The goal of this program is to provide EMS personnel with information about traumatic brain injuries, including epidemiology, types of injuries, signs and symptoms, and assessment, interventions, and evaluation. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Identify the common types of brain injuries that result from head trauma.
- Describe the signs and symptoms of common traumatic brain injuries.
- Discuss the prehospital considerations in the care of patients with traumatic brain injuries.
This course is designed for EMTs and Paramedics and is NOT approved as continuing nursing education.
This continuing education activity is approved by Gannett Education, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).
CEH Number and Category: 0.5 Basic and 0.5 Advanced