Two New EMS Courses: Abdominal Trauma and Patient Lifting, Moving, and Transportation

Two New EMS Courses: Abdominal Trauma and Patient Lifting, Moving, and Transportation

Keeping up with the latest training relevant to the EMS industry is critical for emergency responders to administer effective life-saving services to the public. Vector Solutions’ Learning Management System, Vector LMS (formerly TargetSolutions), offers the most comprehensive online EMS course catalog, featuring over 250 hours of accredited continuing education.

Vector Solutions is excited to announce two new courses accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE) for EMS providers to use in the field: Abdominal Trauma and Patient Lifting, Moving, and Transportation.

Abdominal Trauma

This course details concepts and care for all Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) personnel. As abdominal trauma patients make up a significant volume of emergencies presented to pre-hospital healthcare providers and are associated with significantly high morbidity when delays in surgical interventions arise, it is critical for affected emergency responders to know how best to assist them. Take this course to the guidelines for making educated patient assessments, management, and transport decisions for abdominal trauma care.

Topics covered include: Abdominal trauma course

  • primary assessment and mechanism of injury for abdominal trauma
  • abdominal physiology
  • scene safety
  • potential complications
  • how to perform on-scene exams

Abdominal Trauma (EMS 1460/CAPCE 6460)

Approvals received for:

  • CAPCE (AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY)
  • EMS States FL, PA

Available for:

  • EMS State TX

Pending approvals:

  • EMS States NJ, VA
  • Alberta EMS

Patient Lifting Moving, and Transportation

Providing high-quality pre-hospital patient care in today’s demanding and strenuous environment takes a toll on EMS providers. In response to systemic pressure for improved patient care, both EMS and healthcare industries are experiencing a rising need for continuous training on patient lifting, moving, and transportation. This informative course was designed to foster improved patient care and EMS safety with practical education you can apply on the job.

Additional topics covered include:Patient lifting, moving, and tranportation course

  • safety considerations
  • response hazards
  • assessment tools
  • lifting and moving equipment
  • the EMS system evolution and its impact on patient transportation

Patient Lifting, Moving and Transportation (EMS 1457/CAPCE 6457)

Approvals received for:

  • CAPCE (AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY)
  • EMS State PA
  • Alberta EMS

Available for:

  • EMS State TX

Pending approvals:

  • EMS States FL, NJ, VA
  • Alberta EMS

Catalog: EMS/CAPCE

Learn more about EMS continuing education training, available now through Vector LMS.

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