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Recognizing the Potential for Hemorrhagic Shock and the Utility of the Shock Index

Thursday, April 27
This class will describe hemorrhagic shock, especially recognizing the potential early and the signs that patients are progressing into hemorrhagic shock. As a key to assessment of trauma patients and the potential for hemorrhagic shock, it will describe the PreHospital Trauma Index--how it works and the science that suggests it is an important tool to understand what is happening to your trauma patients and what they need from you.'
Will Chapleau, EMT-P, RN, TNS, Director; Chief (Ret.) - International Prehospital Medicine Instiute; Chicago Heights Fire Department