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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Medical Emergencies: CPR, Toxicology, and Wilderness by University of Colorado System

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About the Course

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....

Top reviews


May 6, 2020

Thanking Coursera for this platform as this enable me as well the rest of the aspiring EMT person to perform and been on par with excellence and knowledge wise in practicing at work place station.


Aug 27, 2020

Very helpful course on diagnosis & management on certain diseases. Content is basic but the explanation is thorough and there are also supplementary readings. The quizzes can be quite difficult.

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By Mimi A Z

Jul 3, 2020

Excellent! Learned more than I could ever expect, awesome presentations by speakers too !

By Hannah J M R

Mar 10, 2021

The course is very informative and it helped me learned a lot about medical emergencies.


Sep 15, 2019

Foundation of Wilderness Medics. The skill videos are a good way to revise the theory.


Apr 1, 2020

good course, like the intermittent questions

please revise the links, some don't work

By Glenda V T G

Nov 18, 2020

Agradezco por la oportunidad de tener estos cursos para reafirmar el conocimiento

By Pol L

Dec 17, 2020

Thank you for this course, I learned a lot about different medical emergencies.

By Diana-Alina S

May 24, 2020

I really loved this course . It offers plenty of information and useful videos

By Michael O

Feb 27, 2020

Artie's puns are the gift that keeps on giving. Thank you for the course.

By Olatunde M

Oct 17, 2022

Amazing Course, Learnt a lot that increases my knowledge on being an EMT

By Ahmed J

Feb 17, 2021

I really like it & I'm so appreciated for giving me such fruitful course

By Nikisha P

Jul 29, 2020

Could have given more videos related to practical assessment of shock

By Rabbi T u

Oct 19, 2020

Thanks for your supporting my knowladge and skill for EMT courses


Sep 8, 2020

kudos !!! to the instructors and behind this education modules...


Jul 5, 2020

Interesting course with a wider knowledge of medical emergencies!

By Prathiksha s

Jun 15, 2020

Very beautiful course.. Thank u for providing this information.

By Ibiyosi F A

Oct 31, 2019

Amazing teachers. Each modules were so easy to understand.

By Zakaria S

May 1, 2020

Such a very helpful course we need as a medical students.

By Nguyen P N

Feb 25, 2020

this course help me improve my skill to become a good EMT

By Mahmoud B

Jan 29, 2021

It was a very resourceful course. I really recommend it!

By Máximo C

Sep 2, 2020

Muy recomendado. Te enseña sobre habilidades prácticas.


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By Isaac O A

Feb 22, 2021

the lectures were well delivered and very educative

By Andre J U

Jan 4, 2021

Very useful for everybody (every human being)!!!

By Harshit K

Nov 28, 2021

less practical could be more effective if..

By Fathima s P T

Aug 2, 2020

Awesome course and the instructors are 👌👌