Course Content: This course focuses on the importance of safe and secure immobilisation of patients with suspected Spinal Injuries. It includes Spinal Injury Decision, Mechanism of Injury, Index of Suspicion and assessment techniques. The following techniques/equipment are included in the practical section of the course:
- Cervical Collar
- Long Board
- Vacuum Mattress
- Extrication Device
Course Format: This course is delivered using the blended learning concept. Participants will attend a combined theory and practical session, delivered over three hours. Once they have completed that session, they will be given access to our Online Learning Platform, where they will find learning resources and a short quiz. Once they have completed the quiz, they will be asked to provide some feedback on the programme and they can then access their certificate online.
Tutors: PHECC Practitioners, Guest Speakers.
Outcome: Certificate of Attendance
3 CPC education hours.
Course Fees: €30 each. Group discounts are available. See below for contact details.