AHLS for Chemical Burns & Toxic Products of Combustion Course
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
Continuing Education Credit
College of Medicine
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucsonis accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CAPCE (Commission on Accreditation for Pre-hospital Continuing Education) represents only that its accredited programs have met CAPCE’s standards for accreditation. These standards require sound educational offerings determined by a review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and program evaluation processes. CAPCE does not endorse or support the actual teachings, opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization. CAPCE accreditation does not represent that the content conforms to any national, state or local standard or best practice of any nature. No student shall have any cause of action against CAPCE based on the accreditation of the material.
CEH Type: 4 Advanced