Abdominal Trauma (v2)

Course overview

Abdominal trauma has a high potential for shock and life-threatening injury and is one of the most difficult injuries to evaluate in the pre-hospital environment.

This program is designed to discuss the various traumas associated with the abdomen and covers effective strategies to determine and treat abdominal trauma.

EMS responders who implement rapid, systematic assessment, have a high degree of suspicion and knowledge of the pathophysiology of the abdomen, and who provide early transport will deliver quality patient care and help improve outcomes for patients with abdominal trauma.

Featuring Christopher Shane Henderson, B.S., FF/EMT-P Adjunct EMS Instructor St. Petersburg Fire & Rescue St. Petersburg College