ERIC Number: ED098381
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Crash Victim Extrication Training Course: Emergency Medical Technician; Course Coordinator's Guide.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
The extrication course is part of a planned program of courses designed to upgrade the training of ambulance attendants in life-saving and life-sustaining techniques. Contents include objectives and scope; a course outline; comments on instructors, students, class size, training facilities; and wrecked vehicle sources, safety precautions, and security. Other topics are simulated casualties, material and equipment, and testing and grading students. Visual aids, texts, and supplementary references are listed. The major part of the document, designed as a course coordinator's guide, contains five lesson plans: Basic Considerations, to inform students of the purpose, scope, and requirements of the course; Removal Problems, to teach entry techniques, emergency medical care, stabilizing and securing techniques, and techniques of removing victim in different positions from the vehicle; Demonstration of Forcible Entry, Disentanglement, and Safety Techniques, to develop a basic understanding of how to evaluate situations, safety precautions, gaining access to the victim, and releasing the victim from entrapment; practice, to provide practice and skills training in entry, emergency medical care, disentanglement, and removal; and Conclusions, to evaluate the training course and give certificates and awards. (NH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Course Content, Course Objectives, Curriculum Guides, Emergency Squad Personnel, Medical Assistants, Medical Education, Medical Services, Resource Units
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock No. 5003-00165, $0.95)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Note: For the course guide, see CE 002 471