Ch 16: Electric Shocks & Electrical Burns

About This Chapter

Check out this self-paced chapter to learn about electric shocks and electrical burns. These training and continuing education lessons/quizzes can help you learn new topics or enhance your existing knowledge for work.

Electric Shocks & Electrical Burns - Chapter Summary

Study electric shocks and electrical burns with this series of short lessons and self-assessments. Inside the chapter, you'll find simple explanations of electrical burn/electric shock causes, symptoms, and treatments.

Each lesson comes with a short quiz to help you check your understanding of the material. The chapter is available at any time, and you can use any computer or mobile device to access it. If you have any questions about electric shocks and electric burns, you can easily reach out to our expert instructors.

How It Helps

You can use this chapter to enhance your existing knowledge and skills related to electrical burns and shocks. If you're a medical professional who needs to develop proficiency in this subject area, you can study the chapter at any time that's convenient. The chapter can also be used for continuing education or training purposes.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Understand the signs and symptoms of electrical burns
  • Explain how electrical burns should be treated
  • Evaluate electric shock causes, symptoms and treatment
  • Assess complications and long-term side effects associated with electric shock
  • Recognize the risks of electric shock therapy

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