Module #3 – Objectives

Module #3 ā€“ Shock: Teamwork and Communication

Clinical and Technical Skills

Shock
1.1 Define the term shock.
1.2 Describe the cellular pathophysiology of shock.
1.3 Describe the classification of shock.
1.4 Describe the pathophysiology for each classification of shock.
1.5 List a differential diagnosis for each category of shock.
1.6 Outline a diagnostic approach to shock.
1.6 Outline the pre-hospital management priorities for each classification of shock.

Trauma
1.1 List and describe the pathophysiology of the causes of traumatic shock.
1.2 Describe the pathophysiology of coagulopathy of trauma.
1.3 Outline a diagnostic approach to traumatic shock.
1.4 Outline the pre-hospital management priorities when treating traumatic shock.
1.5 List the ARHT trigger criteria for the administration of pre-hospital whole blood.
1.6 Outline a management algorithm for the treatment of a blunt traumatic cardiac arrest.
1.7 Outline a management algorithm for the treatment of a penetrating traumatic cardiac arrest.
1.8 List the indications for pre-hospital tube thoracostomy.
1.9 List the indications for pre-hospital thoracotomy.

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