In this course, you will develop the knowledge and skills to assess and stabilize certain types of patients for transport. By the end of this course, you will be able to: (1) Identify the signs and symptoms associated with a patient in shock, to describe the major categories of shock, to assess a patient with signs of shock and formulate a plan for treatment to stabilize the patient for transport, (2) Identify a patient in cardiac arrest and to describe the components of high performance CPR including placement of an AED, components of quality chest compressions, and options for oxygenation, (3) Identify a patient with under the influence of a drug of abuse or a toxicologic ingestion, assess a patient with a potential or known ingestion, and to formulate a plan for treatment and stabilization for transport including that of a violent patient, (4) Identify the symptoms associated with the most common environmental emergencies including hypothermia, hyperthermia, lightning strike and drowning, to assess patients with an environmental emergency and to describe initial treatment and stabilization for transportation and (5) Understanding your patient's story as well as to think critically about the complaint and symptoms associated with the gastrointestinal track, renal system, and the reproductive system.
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- 4 stars13,51 %
- 3 stars2,70 %
- 2 stars0,24 %
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Principales reseñas sobre MEDICAL EMERGENCIES: CPR, TOXICOLOGY, AND WILDERNESS
The course is easy to understand with applicable concepts and methods. It has helped me improve my medical emergency skills as a clinician.
You should consider taking this course even if you don't plan on working as an EMT, the knowledge will be beneficial to you and the people around you.
5 stars for this course for the lectures and reading material are easy to follow.i enjoyed every moment of the course.
This course is a must for people who need to know how to respond to medical emergencies.
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Health care is an exciting and ever growing profession that can take you many different directions. You can apply the fundamentals you learn here about emergent patient care, stabilization, and disease processes toward becoming an EMT or further health care pursuits. In this specialization you will learn to care for stable and unstable patients before they get to a hospital, how to identify time sensitive diseases, and medical and traumatic conditions that affect both adults and pediatric patients.
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