AHLS for Tox-Medics Course

AHLS for Tox-Medics

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The AHLS for Tox-Medics course is designed for paramedics, flight nurses, and their medical directors. This 4-hour course is for current AHLS Providers who want to further their knowledge with an operations-level course. 

This course takes a hands-on approach to the Poisoning Treatment Paradigm™ and other fundamentals learned in the AHLS Provider course. You must be a current AHLS Provider to take this course.

Participants of AHLS for Tox-Medics will be better able to:

  • Describe the role of decontamination in the treatment of patients who have suffered potential chemical, biological, radiation, or nuclear exposure.
  • Understand the properties of chlorine gas and its production of symptoms. 
  • Describe the procedure for administration of hydroxocobalamin to a patient with suspected exposure to hydrogen cyanide who has severe signs and symptoms.
  • Recognize and discuss the pitfalls of the administration of nitrites and thiosulfate in house fire victims. 
  • Recognize the treatment priorities of patients with traumatic injuries, with radiation or nuclear exposure.


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Continuing Education Credit*

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CAPCE#: 21-AEMR-F2-0007
CEH Type: 4 Advanced


*Continuing Education Credit is available for U.S.-based courses only. For non-U.S-based courses, contact the individual course host for more details.


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