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Chemical Burns & Toxic Products

  • 4 hr

Service Description

AHLS for Chemical Burns & Toxic Products of Combustion Course is a 4-hour course, derived from the AHLS Provider course. The specialized course teaches healthcare professionals to medically manage chemical burns and toxic inhalation injuries, including carbon monoxide and cyanide poisoning. Course consists of didactic lecture and tabletop exercises. No exams or pre-requisites are required. After the course, participants will be able to: Recognize that inhalation is the most common route of exposure at hazmat incidents List the routes of exposure for acids, bases, oxidizers, and white phosphorus Describe characteristic signs and symptoms of poisoning by hydrofluoric acid Recite the Poisoning Treatment Paradigm™ for asphyxiant poisonings

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