This FREE webinar will explore effects from envenomation from selected species, and the appropriate management of these effects in the pre-hospital and hospital environments.
Critical Care Education Services and Medcast bring you a series of informative, free webinars on topics from the latest leading medical research. This series is cased based, translating the evidence into a practical treatment approach for clinicians.
Australia is home to many venomous species, including snakes, spiders, insects and marine animals. Appropriate first aid management and the availability of specific antivenoms for many species has led to a reduction in the number of deaths from envenomation. This webinar will explore effects from envenomation from selected species, and the appropriate management of these effects in the pre-hospital and hospital environments.
This webinar will cover:
• Envenomation effects on humans
• First aid management for venomous bites and stings
• Identification of species via venom detection kits
• Administration of antivenom and managing complications
• Useful contact numbers in the event of envenomation
This webinar is suitable for medical practioners, nurses, paramedics and allied health professionals.