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WFTR 102E - EMP Transportation Endorsement

This course teaches the knowledge and skills necessary to manage an emergency until more advance medical help can be obtained. This program includes role and duty of occupational first aid personnel, circle of care concept, SETUP scene assessment and mechanism of injury, initial and secondary assessments, including ABC's, history taking, patient positioning and packaging. Participants must have a valid Level 1 certificate, and be at least 16 years of age; 16-18 require parent's or guardian's signature of consent.

 

Hours: 8 (Other Contact Hours(Combination of demonstration, video, explanation, and hands-on practice): 8 )

 

Total Weeks: 1

 

Prerequisites:

Students must possess a valid First Aid Level 1 certificate or equivalent.

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:

Student must be at least 16 years of age to receive a certificate upon successful completion of this course. 16-18 years old require parent's or guardian's signature of consent.

 

Co-Requisites:

None

 

Course Content:
- Role and duty of Occupational First Aid (OFA) Personnel
- Records and Reporting
- Patient Assessment Form
- First Aid Record
- WCB- Reportable injuries
- WCB First Aid Report
- Circle of Care concept
- SETUP scene assessment
- Mechanism of injury
- Initial assessment
- ABC's- airway, breathing, circulation assessments
- C-Spine control
- RTC and secondary assessment
- Ongoing assessment
- History taking
- Patient positioning and packaging
- Cervical Collar
- Spine Board- Supine and Lateral positions
- Manage Head Injury, Chest and Leg Injuries, Upper Leg Fractures
- Assisted Breathing
- Soft Tissue Injury

- Transportation

 

Learning Outcomes:
Knowledge:
- Explain the roles and responsibilities of OFA Personnel
- Complete a SETUP and use barriers
- Identify the appropriate forms and know how and when to use them
- Explain why c-spine is used
- Use the cervical collar or spine board
Attitudes:
- Remain calm and confident during a medical emergency
Skills:
- Complete an accurate scene assessment and identify the circle of care
- Complete initial, secondary and ongoing assessments
- Manage a head, chest, leg or soft tissue injury
- Manage an upper leg fracture

- Prepare an injured person for packaging and transport

 

Grading System: Pass/Fail

 

Passing Grade: Pass

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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