Nov 13 2021
12:45 - 13:45
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.
- 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