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Approx. 14 hours to complete
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

Introduction to Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 57 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
EMT Foundation2m
History and Regulatory Bodies8m
What Does It Mean To Be An EMT?9m
This Can Be A Hard Job Emotionally9m
Medical and Legal Issues - Part 14m
Medical and Legal Issues - Part 210m
HIPAA/EMTALA and Job Errors6m
6 readings
About Us: Become an EMT Specialization Team at Denver Health Paramedics5m
Course Information10m
History and Regulatory Bodies20m
What Does It Mean To Be An EMT?40m
This Can Be A Hard Job Emotionally20m
Medical and Legal Issues20m
2 practice exercises
Course Disclaimer30m
Introduction to EMT Assessment30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Basic Human Anatomy

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 59 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Medical Terminology - Part 16m
Medical Terminology - Part 26m
Head and Torso5m
Extremities5m
Muscular Systems6m
Nervous and Endocrine Systems6m
Respiratory Systems5m
Cardiovascular Systems5m
Gastrointestinal and Renal Systems6m
Reproductive Systems and Skin1m
2 readings
Reproductive Systems and Skin1h
Anatomy Terms30m
1 practice exercise
Basic Human Anatomy Assessment30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Communication With A Healthcare Provider

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 35 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
EMS System2m
Guidelines for Communication3m
Communicating With Other Health Care Professionals5m
Communicating With Your Patient4m
Pearls and Pitfalls of Communication2m
Biophone Call - Part 14m
Biophone Call - Part 23m
Biophone Call - Part 31m
Patient Handoff Report5m
3 readings
Pearls and Pitfalls of Communication20m
Biophone Call40m
Patient Hand off Report10m
1 practice exercise
Communication With A Healthcare Provider Assessment30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Vital Signs and History Taking

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 52 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Vital Signs4m
Blood Pressure6m
Pulse5m
Respiratory Rate7m
Skin and Pupils4m
History Taking - Part 15m
History Taking - Part 27m
Pulse3m
Blood Pressure7m
5 readings
Adult Normal Vital Signs10m
Vital Signs15m
Respiratory Rate15m
Skin and Pupils5m
History Taking10m
1 practice exercise
Vital Signs and History Taking Assessment30m

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