This course will help EMS providers achieve an understanding of the mechanisms of CO poisoning in children.  Through case reviews, providers will gain a working knowledge of the recognition, evaluation and treatment of CO poisoning. 

The Silent Killer course is approved for 1 hour of EMS continuing education credit (ALS Cat A or BLS Cat M).

This course was developed by the MIEMSS EMS for Children Program to provide continuing education for BLS and ALS providers as well as hospital personnel.  In this course, Major Dennis Wood, MS, NREMT-P from Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department discusses the hazards and prevalence of CO poisoning, the process to respond to a CO incident and how to appropriately treat patients.

 This presentation was offered in-person during a Safe Kids Maryland Coalition state meeting held on December 13, 2011. 

 This Carbon Monoxide Hazards and Response course is approved for 1 hour of EMS continuing education credit (ALS Cat B or BLS Cat M).

This course presents information for the providers regarding pediatric patients and ALTE.  

This course has been approved for 1 hour of Medical Continuing Education Credit by MIEMSS.

This course is designed to familiarize the EMS provider with safe methods of transport for children of all ages.