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Spinal Management

Course Introduction

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to manage injured casualties with suspected spinal injuries in an aquatic environment and in emergency situations. 

Course Outcomes

  • Display a basic understanding of spinal cord anatomy and injuries
  • Describe the possible causes of spinal injuries
  • Detail the signs and symptoms of a patient with suspected spinal injuries
  • Demonstrate how to move a casualty with suspected spinal injuries
  • Detail and demonstrate the management of head and spinal injuries
  • Detail the principles of immobilization for spinal injuries
  • Detail the precautions necessary for the transportation of casualties with suspected spinal injuries

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