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Pre-hospital Trauma Care Workshop

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Pre-hospital Trauma Care Workshop, 12 CPD | Fulham, London | April 2017 England

15 April 2017 to 16 April 2017

‘The Trauma workshop enables practitioners to effectively treat acutely ill patients in a constantly changing pre-hospital environment’.

Now accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh for 12 CPD.
The Trauma course is an innovative, focused and highly interactive two day workshop. Expert faculty will teach the key skills needed to assess and stabilise the critically ill trauma patient in pre-hospital environments, leading to improved patient outcomes and survival.
This course is ideal for medically qualified staff (nurses, doctors and paramedics) seeking to pursue a focus on trauma care both in and out of the hospital. The course will explore the pathophysiology, primary injuries and secondary injuries involved in trauma. It will also teach the management of such injuries to minimise sequelae from secondary traumatic injuries. The course will also identify sensitive and specific tools and signs of injury to help identify time critical cases. 
‘The Trauma workshop is designed to produce a more resilient, effective and efficient approach in acutely injured and unwell patients. The focused patient assessment and stepwise approach enables the optimal treatment to the critical patient in the shortest time frame.’

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Through the use of three teaching styles we will reinforce principles of trauma care and seek to in-still good practice. This course is focused on initial care around head injuries, chest injuries, traumatic cardiac arrest and blast and ballistic injuries. It will also touch on crew resource management and effective leadership on scene in the single and multi casualty scenarios. 
The course timetable below illustrates the subject format of the course and the modalities of teaching. Within the debriefs there will be time to focus on the wider scene control and CRM aspects of the scenarios. All scenarios are designed to ensure maximum learning and reinforcement of taught material. A structured pre-read will be sent to every participant together with joining instructions. 
The Lectures:
·         Principles of effective trauma care 
·         Traumatic Cardiac Arrest and penetrating injuries
·         Head Injuries and management 
·         Chest Injuries and management 
The Workshops:
·         Airway, Breathing, Circulation (including EZIO, traction splints and pelvic splints), and Primary Survey
·         Stepwise Haemorrhage control
·         Helmet removal, collar application and log-roll principles and application 
·         Pre-hospital Diagnostics including Ultrasound V-scan 
The Scenarios:
·         All the above - starting easier on day 1 and progressively getting more challenging
·         Will include blast and ballistic mechanisms 
·         Road Traffic Collision management 
·         Falls from Height
·         Head injuries 

Upon successful completion of the post course assessment you will have the opportunity to gain a CPD certificate from the RCSEd. Please note there is a £50 charge for certificates.  


Check out the Trauma Course timetable below!


'I did the course to get a feel of what happens before the patient gets to the hospital ( as I do the AB when entering the hospital with a trauma patient). I must say I learn so much got a great insight and a renewed respect. What I wanted to gain from the course was gained.'


'Great course, enthusiastic facilitators and location was just right.'


'Excellent performance of all three/four guys. Excellent teaching, very good time management, very skilled and experienced, encouraging, enthusiastic. True to life scenarios. Much hands on during workshops so that one could get the skills how to manage a trauma patient with a step by step approach involving all members of the team (sharing of thoughts, DOL...) to achieve the best outcome for the patient. Got lots of practical tips, learned about pitfalls...'


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