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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Cardiac Arrest and Shock

3 hours to complete
15 videos (Total 65 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
15 videos
States of Shock and Principles of Resuscitation56s
Introduction to Shock1m
Categories of Shock5m
Stages of Shock4m
Evaluation and Treatment of Shock7m
Cardiac Arrest Overview4m
Cardiac Arrest Principles5m
High Performance Resuscitation6m
Other Cardiac Arrest Considerations4m
Automated External Defibrillators (AED)4m
Chest Compressions4m
High Performance CPR6m
Epinephrine Auto-injector1m
Bag Valve Mask (BVM)4m
5 readings
About Us: Become an EMT Specialization Team at Denver Health Paramedics5m
Course Information10m
Categories of Shock15m
High Performance CPR40m
NREMT - AED Checklist10m
1 practice exercise
Cardiac Arrest and Shock Assessment30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Toxicology and Substance Abuse

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 56 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Common Substances of Abuse: Alcohol4m
Common Substances of Abuse: Stimulants, Opiates, and Cannabis5m
Other Substances of Abuse4m
The Assessment of the Poisoned Patient6m
Treatment of the Poisoned Patient5m
Psychiatric Diseases7m
Behavioural Emergencies6m
Managing the Violent Patient6m
Intramuscular Medication Administration2m
Intranasal Medication Administration3m
4 readings
Common Substances of Abuse20m
Other Substances of Abuse10m
Psychiatric Diseases10m
Behavioural Emergencies50m
1 practice exercise
Toxicology and Substance Abuse Assessment30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Not All Who Wander Are Tox

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 45 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Environmental Emergencies3m
Hypothermic Patient3m
Management of the Hypothermic Patient5m
Hyperthermic Patient4m
When Lightning Strikes2m
Altitude and Water5m
Geriatric Patients9m
Patient with Special Challenges7m
4 readings
Envenomation10m
Hypothermia10m
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine45m
Geriatric Patient30m
1 practice exercise
Not All Who Wander Are Tox Assessment30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Blood and Guts

4 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 56 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
My Stomach Hurts6m
Digestive Tract Disorders8m
Liver Disease and the Aorta6m
Renal Emergencies7m
Ovaries and Testes8m
Abdominal Pain7m
Blood Disorders6m
What We've Learned So Far1m
Epistaxis1m
6 readings
Referred Pain10m
Renal Emergencies10m
Abdominal Pain10m
Anatomy of the Abdomen45m
Practice Assessment (Optional)1h
Epistaxis10m
1 practice exercise
Blood and Guts Assessment30m

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