Spinal Motion Restriction
1.00 Category A BOC Home Study CEU's
COST: $ 29.99 - EXPIRATION DATE: 2018-12-31
This one hour presentation is intended to highlight the lack of evidence to support the practice of widespread spinal immobilization of injured patients based primarily on mechanism of injury as well as the potential harms associated with cervical collars and rigid backboards. Updated algorithms based on scientific principles of spinal column and cord injury are presented as is the evidence to support selective spinal motion restriction by pre-hospital providers.
Understand the application of updated algorithms, based on scientific principles of spinal column and cord injury, as the evidence to support selective spinal motion restriction by pre-hospital providers.
Taking This Course
This course consists of 1 lesson and a final exam.
The lesson consists of a video and or other lesson materials. For the final exam, participants can take a maximum of 2 attempts to achieve a passing score of 80% or higher. Participants who achieve a passing score can print out a Arizona Athletic Trainers Association (AzATA) Athletic Trainer Category A CEU certificate of completion. Participants who do not pass the final exam after 2 attempts will need to re-pay for and repeat the entire course to attempt to earn credit.
When registering for this course, select any state. Age level does not apply, so just select any. Governing Body must be AzATA, Specialty must be Category A, and Student Role must be Athletic Trainer.
Student Registration and AzATA Course Instructions
Students will first have to register as a student by filling out and submitting a completed Innovative CEUs, LLC (ICEU) student registration page .
On ICEU students Home page student needs to click on credentials top took bar on right to add Credentials. To qualify for all of the AzATA. courses: Student Credentials must be listed as indicated below:
Age Level: Does NOT apply, just pick one age level
Governing Body: AzATA
Specialty: Category A
Student Role: must be Athletic Trainer
After setting their student credentials all available AzATA will be displayed on the students Home Page (Click on the Home Button).
The AzATA course is seen on students ICEU Home Page, can be added to their cart by clicking the Add to Cart button.
After selecting AzATA Athletic Trainer courses students want to purchase, they can check out of shopping cart and put in a COUPON Code if they have one prior to check out.
Course Completion Information:
A. 60 days to start course
B. Once course started, 5 days to complete course
After purchasing a course it will show on the Courses Not Started Page. (Top Navigation button - Courses Not Started).
To start any of these AzATA courses, just click on the Click to Start link next to the course you want to start. Once a course has been started it will be moved to the Courses in Process.
On the Courses in Process ICEU Students Page, the students will start and complete the lesson (view lesson video) and then complete the Lesson Final Exam.
Completion of Course Final Exam. Then the course will be posted to the Completed Courses page.
Students need to complete end End of Course Survey on the Completed Course Page.
End of Course Survey will need to be completed by all students who successfully complete each AzATA course final exam for them to generate their AzATA Athletic Trainer BOC Category A CEU Certificates. (Certificates are always available for completed courses on Completed Course Page).
Level of Difficulty
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For any problem completing the course or printing out your AzATA Home Study Certificate please either fill out and submit the Contact Us Page or call ICEU directly at 877-817-0230.
PLEASE BE ADVISED, REFUNDS ARE NOT AVAILABLE ON COURSES ONCE THE COURSE HAS BEEN STARTED.
About the Instructor
Franco Castro Marin, MD, FACEP, FAEMS
Dr. Marin is the Emergency Physician practicing in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Franco Castro Marin serves an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Medical Director at Scottsdale Emergency Association. He is also the Medical Director Mobile Integrated Healthcare Practice at Honor Health in Scottsdale. Marin serves as the Medical Team Manager at Arizona Task Force.