Webinar: When a Psychiatric Complaint turns Into Hemorrhagic Shock

Join us August 30th at 11AM MST and Earn FREE CAPCE - Accredited Continuing Education Credits for EMS

In this webinar, UT Southwestern and CareerCert partner to bring EMS professionals around the world a look at an interesting 911 call for a psychiatric complaint. The situation turns into hemorrhagic shock from an unlikely source. Please join us as we discuss the clinical and operational challenges of this case, including the rapid evolution of the disease, therapy provided, destination decisions, and the challenges faced by the emergency personnel at the hospital.

Objectives:

  • Review the assessment component of a psychiatric chief complaint
  • Discuss the basic pathophysiology of gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Recognize the essential aspects of patient reassessment by EMS
  • Review the treatment of the patient in hemorrhagic shock
  • Learn the pathophysiology of nigella sativa intoxication
  • Examine the destination decisions in patients with psychiatric and medical complaints
  • Recommend operational solutions to managing complex mixed psychiatric/medical complaints

 

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