What a Bullet Will Do To Your Body

What a Bullet Will Do To Your Body

January 27, 2019
8:00 AM  -  9:15 AM
Lake Superior Ballroom N,O

Description: This class will review ballistic injuries. Low, medium and high velocity injuries will be reviewed. Having a better understanding of what a bullet can do can make the EMS professional more aware of what may occur with these trauma patients.

Objectives:

  • Describe how penetrating trauma can affect body tissues
  • Review how low, medium and high-speed energy destroys body tissue
  • Compare the injury patterns from low and high-speed projectiles
  • Breakdown the anatomy of a gunshot occurring to the body
  • Summarize the emergency medical care that is administered in the EMS setting

Session Category :  Advanced Life Support  Basic Life Support  EMR/FF  General  Law Enforcement 

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

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