Emergency Medicine: Dog Bites
The purpose of this course is to outline the trauma, emergency care, treatment, and preventive methods involved in bite injuries related to dogs.

Course Publication Date: September 10, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Wanda Lockwood RN, BA, MA
Course No:EMDB061121
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Emergency & Trauma Medicine
Pediatric Medicine
Learning Objectives
  • Discuss incidence of dog bites and breeds associated with attacks on humans.

  • Discuss clinical manifestations of dog bites.

  • Explain how to cleanse the wound area, including psi and irrigant.

  • Discuss measures to measure and classify wounds.

  • Describe 4 types of wounds.

  • Explain the difference between primary and delayed or secondary closure.

  • List and describe 3 drug treatments commonly indicated for dog bites.

  • Explain the CDC guidelines for preventing dog bites.


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