Spinal Immobilisation and Fracture Management

Spinal Immobilisation and Fracture Management

Course Objective:

On completion of this course candidates will have acquired the skills and
knowledge to provide basic pre-hospital emergency care to victims of
suspected Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for persons who provide First Aid treatment to
individuals who are at an increased risk of sustaining a SCI i.e. persons
providing Medical cover for contact sports, Occupational Health Nurses,
Lifeguards, ERT Members, Rescue Services Etc. Many persons providing this
cover are unsure of how to deal with such life threatening injuries and so
Safety-Tec has developed this intensive course

Course Content:

Scene size up
History/Mechanism of Injury
Patient assessment/ CSM’s
Application of SAM splints
Application of Fracture Immobilizers
Application of Vacuum Splints
Open Fractures
Spinal rule out
Head injuries and the MOI
Airway Management
Application of a cervical collar
Rapid Trauma assessment
Transport decisions
Anatomy and physiology
Kendrick Extraction Device (optional)
Spinal Long Board
Vacuum Mattress (optional)
Orthopaedic Scoop Stretcher
Strapping devices
Standing Take Down’s
Staged incidents
Review of skills

Additional Modules:

Aquatic Spinal Immobilization, Paediatric Spinal Immobilization, Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy

Duration: 8 hours

Instructors: The Instructor on this course will be a qualified, experienced Paramedic

Max Candidates: 8

Certification: Certificate of Completion will be awarded.

Pre-requisites: Ideally candidates will be RGN’s, Physio’s,
Physical Therapists, Occupational First Aider’s Etc

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