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) assess a basic medical patient 2) describe general pharmacologic principles and the skills associated with medication administration, 3) explain airway physiology, the assessment of the airway and available interventions for airway management, 4) identify, assess and formulate a plan to stabilize a patient with a respiratory emergency for transport, and 5) identify, assess and formulate a plan to stabilize a patient with a cardiovascular emergency for transport. 6) describe the most common neurologic and endocrine emergencies and what you can do for them as an EMT.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM MEDICAL EMERGENCIES: AIRWAY, BREATHING, AND CIRCULATION
It was very helpful and beneficial with easy way in presenting the information.
thank you all, and special thanks to Elli Smith I have a crush on you :D
Good content and good presentation. Challenging and well designed assessment ...to be recommended to all those enter healthcare profession
Excellent course, great teachers, and very good explanations. I was able to better understand some concepts that were elusive to me so far.
This course really helpful and interesting, but I think some of the quiz' answer is incorrect, maybe it need some re-evaluation, thankyou.
About the Become an EMT Specialization
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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