Altered Mental Status = Altered EMS Treatments

Altered Mental Status = Altered EMS Treatments

January 27, 2019
9:30 AM  -  10:45 AM
Lake Superior Ballroom N,O

Description: Trying to figure out what direction to travel when EMS responds to a call with a chief complaint of “Altered LOC” can be difficult. Making sure we are treating for the right field diagnosis is important for quality patient care. A look at case studies and proper patient assessment along with differential diagnoses will be covered.


  • Understand the pathophysiology of AMS complaints.
  • Define several causes of altered mental status
  • Outline an approach to the assessment and treatment of the patient with altered mental status
  • Explore a differential diagnosis approach to managing patients

Session Category :  Advanced Life Support  Basic Life Support  EMR/FF 

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Arrowhead EMS Association
4219 Enterprise Circle
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 726-0070

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