The Booze Challenge

EMS Assessment of ETOH Impaired Patients
Nov 12 2021
10:30 - 11:30
Ballroom A

The Booze Challenge

Alcoholism and patients impaired by alcoholic beverages present unique challenges for the EMS provider. This presentation will prepare you to better assess and treat these patients.

Learner Objectives:

  • Formulate a differential diagnosis when treating patients with altered mental status that include alcohol ingestion
  • Integrate pathophysiology principles with critical decision making in patients with acute alcohol intoxication
  • Discuss ethical considerations when treating patients with alcohol ingestion and chronic conditions related to the long term use of alcohol