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.
This course is part of the Become an EMT Specialization
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Cardiac Arrest and Shock
Toxicology and Substance Abuse
Not All Who Wander Are Tox
Blood and Guts
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- 4 stars14.48%
- 3 stars2.75%
- 2 stars0.22%
- 1 star0.68%
TOP REVIEWS FROM MEDICAL EMERGENCIES: CPR, TOXICOLOGY, AND WILDERNESS
The course is easy to understand with applicable concepts and methods. It has helped me improve my medical emergency skills as a clinician.
This course have made it easy for me to know more about Toxicology and enhanced my desire to reach out to those in remote areas.
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.
good course, like the intermittent questions
please revise the links, some don't work
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