This is a one day course which covers the emergency surgical skills of surgical cricothyroidotomy; lateral canthotomy; open and tube thoracostomy; emergency thoracotomy and intra-osseous vascular access.
Pre Hospital Emergency Medicine Emergency Surgical Skills
Exclusively for pre-hospital staff
This one-day course provides candidates with the knowledge and practical experience (using human cadavers) to perform emergency surgical procedures in the pre-hospital setting. The course covers the emergency surgical skills of surgical cricothyroidotomy; emergency thoracotomy; upper and lower limb amputation; and intra-osseous vascular access.