UNIT GOAL: This unit of instruction explains the equipment and logistics of transporting the bariatric patient.
MINIMUM TIME REQUIRED: Three hours.
RESOURCES: 1. Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation
2. One handout packet
3. Bariatric equipment and transport unit if available for practical scenarios.
INSTRUCTOR: Christopher B. Haber, MICP
Or other, as required
DATE: As scheduled
UNIT GOAL: The student will understand the purpose and mechanics of bariatric transport.
PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: Upon the completion of this course the student will be able to utilize the bariatric equipment within their area to rapidly and efficiently package and move a bariatric patient to definitive care.
Christopher B. Haber, EMT-P, is owner of MEDPRO EMS Education, an EMS training and education center headquartered in Langhorne, PA. He has over 16 years of experience in a variety of EMS systems. Contact him at email@example.com.