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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....

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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 Socheat H

Apr 17, 2022

Really appriciated for created this course

By Shafna K K

Oct 8, 2020

It's very helpful to handle emergencies.

By Carter Z

Jul 20, 2020

Very informational and well put together

By Eliseo M

Dec 28, 2019

this is fun learning all this knowledge!

By James S

Aug 5, 2021

Good instruction from good instructors.

By Dr. M M

Sep 7, 2021

awesome and highly informative course

By Rafael C

Aug 11, 2021

Quite abrangent and still detailed.

By Geoffrey L L

Feb 23, 2020

Excellent and well presented course.

By Emoke V

Sep 30, 2019

So far the most interesting course.


Sep 24, 2020

Best Course for emergency skills


May 18, 2022

i lovd it , thank you so much

By Tran D

Mar 28, 2023

A lot of necessary knowledge


Oct 24, 2020

exelente curso, muy completo

By André P F

Sep 14, 2020

A great and didactic course!

By Nima A

Aug 15, 2023

I enjoyed the informations.

By Guy G

Nov 11, 2020

Very educational course.

By Nicole R

Sep 29, 2020

Very informative course.

By Tonieka T

Dec 29, 2022

Made the best decision.

By Iyamely R G

Jul 25, 2020

I loved this course.

By Joshua h

Apr 28, 2020

explained perfectly

By David O

Jun 17, 2019

I love this program

By Ghazwan A

Nov 14, 2021

excellent course.

By Raneen A A A

Sep 25, 2020

It's great course

By soufiane s

Jul 15, 2023

you are the best

By waqas k

Feb 15, 2022

absoulotly great