School Bus Extrication
Attendees will learn school bus characteristics and how to gain access to systematically remove injured patients from the bus. The types of buses, construction, and their weaknesses will be addressed. Techniques will be shown to gain access through windows, doors, sidewalls, floors and roofs. Dealing with entrapment, seat removal and patient immobilization will be discussed and compared to actual runs. Stabilization of buses in all positions will be covered along with battery location and fuel systems. Throughout the presentation, attendees will be given proven tips to deal with and plan for the media, spectator, and security issues surrounding such high-profile events.