As of August 31, 2022, twenty-one U.S. children have died from pediatric vehicular heatstroke. And summer is not over. In this webinar, Katie Donnelly, MD, MPH from Children’s National Medical Center will cover the unique physiology of children’s responses to heat, the treatment for overheated children, and why cars are so dangerous to kids. She will also address the critical steps to take if you find a child left alone in a car and overheating, and tips for educating caregivers to prevent this problem. Safety advocates will also learn tips for integrating pediatric vehicular heatstroke prevention into their community events.
- Enrolled students: 3
You have been called to assist a person who is conscious but verbally unresponsive and combative -- could he have autism? This presentation will define autism spectrum disorder, offer insight into the commonly affected areas, and provide strategies to improve your interactions.
This course has been approved by MIEMSS for 1 hour of continuing education credit (BLS Medical // ALS Individual) under course #2127268.
- Enrolled students: 895
Are you prepared to appropriately package an injured pediatric patient? Can you do so in a way to minimize risks during transport? During this lecture, EMS clinicians will learn the best practices for safely transporting pediatric trauma patients. This lecture will include a discussion on pediatric cervical spine anatomy and review the pros and cons of various devices available for use by EMS clinicians.
This program has been approved by MIEMSS for 1 hour of continuing education credit (BLS Trauma // ALS Individual) under course #2127263.
- Enrolled students: 713
Join Janet Bahouth, DcS, as she discusses the "Whys" of seatbelts and reviews various safety and technological features present in automobiles. The presentation includes information on crash dynamics and occupant kinematics as well as case reviews comparing outcomes with seatbelt use.
This program has been approved by MIEMSS for 1 hour of continuing education credit (BLS Trauma // ALS Individual) under course #2127264.
- Enrolled students: 649