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EMS Care Chapter 36 | Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries

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EMS Care Chapter 36 | Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries

EMS Care Chapter 36 |  Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries |  This course begins with an introduction to the subject. We subsequently explore  in-depth the following lessons:

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Abdomen.
  • Abdominal Injuries.
  • Genitourinary System.

Core Concepts covered.  To:

  • Identify abdominal and genitourinary injuries.
  • Ascertain the cause of these injuries.
  • Provide the appropriate prehospital care.

Important Notes:

  • If you only want to take this EMS course online for CME credit, you can pay here.  The fee for online-only does NOT include a skills session nor (re)certification.  You will receive a certificate for CME credit after successful completion of the course.
  •  If you sign up for one of those courses, you will be automatically enrolled in this course. Click here for scheduled courses.
  • To get credit for this course, you must watch all the lessons in their entirety, the course review, and pass the quiz at the end with a score of 75% or better.

An Excerpt from the course on Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries

Kidney injuries happen due to a forceful blow or penetrating injuries and most likely occur with other injuries. Isolated kidney injuries are possible but rare.

Some of the signs and symptoms that can indicate a possible kidney injury are:

  • Abrasion, laceration, or contusion on the flank
  • Any penetrating wound in the flank or upper abdominal region
  • Fractures on either side of the rib cage, lower thoracic area, or in upper lumbar vertebrae
  • A hematoma in the flank region

If you suspect kidney injury, treat the patient for shock, transport immediately, and monitor the vital signs en route

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Course Content

EMS Care Chapter 36 | Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries

  • Lesson 0 – Chapter introduction
    01:31
  • Lesson 1 – Anatomy and Physiology of the Abdomen
    02:04
  • Lesson 2 – Abdominal Injuries
    08:10
  • Lesson 3 – Genitourinary Injuries
    06:58
  • Lesson 4 – Chapter Review
    03:33
  • EMS Care Chapter 36 | Abdominal and Genitourinary Injuries | QUIZ

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