Badges, Guns and Band-Aids: Law Enforcement First Responders
Description: When a police officer arrives on scene, we naturally think someone is going to jail, getting a ticket or they just get in the way on a medical call. Not all police sit at the donut shop! In today’s world of public safety, there is a valuable key asset with law enforcement having medical response capabilities with knowledge and equipment. When seconds count, that police officer may be the difference between life and death of the sick and injured. EMS is not the first and only line of medical support for the sick and injured, the chain of survival involves all of the key players. This lecture will be full of videos and pictures.
- Discuss statistical and historical data for law enforcement first responders
- Discuss the level of training needs and equipment
- Discuss scene and patient management
- Discuss transport considerations