EMRA: Emergency Medical Response for Acute Athletic Injury and Illness – Pittsburgh, PA

Aug. 24, 2024 8:00 am – Aug. 24, 2024 5:30 pm

Drayer Physical Therapy
100 Bradford Rd Suite 210
Wexford, PA
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Course Description

This blended online and live course will present an in-depth view of acute injury and illness management for physical therapists interested in treating an athletic population as Emergency Medical Responders. Participants can expect an overview of emergency medical systems and legal duties/ protection of emergency medical responders. This course will also discuss bleeding and wound management to limit the transmission of diseases. Course participants can expect in-depth instruction on the components of primary and secondary assessments including cardiac and respiratory emergencies, as well as the assessment and management of face, head, spine, abdominal, and extremity injuries. This course will satisfy requirements for initial ABPTS Board-Certification and recertification of Board- Certified Sports Clinical Specialists.

Course Level: Introductory/Intermediate

Prerequisites: None

Audience: PT/ATC/PTA

Contact Hrs: 7 hrs Online/8 hrs Live

Instructor: Domonique Martin