Principles of Extrication

The goals of this course are to provide a good basis to the principles of extrication rescue techniques through focusing on sound extrication philosophy and the emergency care of the entrapped patient. One of the main objectives of this course is to understand that good patient care during any extrication effort is an important aspect of successful rescues and it is strongly advised that  skills in patient treatment be emphasized to the fullest extent. The course includes team organization; rescue and safety considerations. In this course students will explore foundational concepts of safe and effective vehicle extraction.