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What’s on the Inside: An Overview of Blunt Chest Trauma

10-GANN-F3-0004 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Linda Heltemes, RN, CRNA
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The goal of this program is to provide EMS personnel with an understanding of the pathophysiology of injuries related to blunt chest trauma, and to promote awareness of the methods used in assessing and managing the care of these patients. After studying the information here, you will be able to —
  • Identify the most common causative factors and related pathophysiology associated with blunt chest trauma.
  • Describe the elements of assessment for patients who have sustained blunt chest trauma.
  • Differentiate among various injuries that may occur as a result of blunt chest trauma, including appropriate interventions and injury management.

Accreditation Information
This course is designed for EMTs and Paramedics and is NOT approved as continuing nursing education.
This continuing education activity is approved by OnCourse Learning, 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

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 11/15/2013

OnCourse Learning is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity. Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

This course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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